Support for child victims of domestic abuse: patchy, piecemeal and precarious

young-girl-looking-at-camera

There are on average 692 cases a day of children assessed by social services to be at risk of domestic violence.

Read more

Thirty years later, is it time to revisit the guiding principles of the Children Act?

Wednesday 20 November 2019 / Children's rights
girl-with-a-hairbow-looking-at-the-camera

Children’s views and wishes must now be taken into account in any decision.

Read more

How the Queen’s Speech can still work for vulnerable children

Tuesday 15 October 2019 / Inequality, Child neglect
a-happy-girl-hugging-a-teddy-bear

With the Domestic Abuse Bill passing its Second Reading, there's a chance to improve the lives of vulnerable children.

Read more

Children are heading for a decade of crisis - not 'renewal'

Wednesday 04 September 2019 / Government spending
young-girl-staring-at-camera

The Chancellor says his Spending Round will “turn the page on austerity” - but it's difficult to see the evidence

Read more

The Domestic Abuse Bill: Making it work for children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 17 July 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
boy-staring-up-at-camera

The Domestic Abuse Bill was published yesterday, but there are still gaps when it comes to children and young people.

Read more

The result of cuts and children’s centre closures

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 17 June 2019 / Children's centres
Reportage-06

Our new analysis shows cuts and closures have led to falling numbers getting help from children's centres

Read more

Joint Committee verdict on draft Domestic Abuse Bill: ‘silent’ on the plight of children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 14 June 2019 / Law
Brand-17

The Committee scrutinising the draft Bill has highlighted that it must be amended to recognise children as victims.

Read more

Spring Statement: Pressing pause on fixing the crisis in children’s services

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Wednesday 13 March 2019 / Children's rights, Government spending
image-20

Today's Spring Statement is a wasted opportunity to get to grips with the very real crisis facing children's services.

Read more

A gap that will keep on growing

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 26 February 2019 / Early intervention, Government spending
Brand-04

New analysis by leading children’s charities paints a worrying picture of the funding crisis facing children' services.

Read more

The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
image-11

The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

Read more

Join the conversation.

Find out how you can become a campaigner, stay up to date with our latest tweets and join in the discussion on our blog.