Filtered by category: Child neglect

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

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

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

Tuesday 15 October 2019 / Inequality, Child neglect
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With the Domestic Abuse Bill passing its Second Reading, there's a chance to improve the lives of vulnerable children.

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Revolving Door: Are vulnerable children overlooked?

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Our new research puts the spotlight on an estimated 140,000 children who are overlooked on the fringes of social care.

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Raising our voice to support children of alcoholics week 2017

Tuesday 14 February 2017 / Child neglect, Early intervention, Public Affairs
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Action for Children is supporting #CoAWeek2017 – We want children to know they are not alone.

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Fighting loneliness as part of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission

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The Jo Cox Loneliness Commission is starting a conversation across the country – and you’re invited to join in.

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Exploring how neglect might interact with forms of sexual harm

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Friday 12 August 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding
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Better understanding how neglect interacts with other forms of sexual harm will help improve prevention and intervention

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Child neglect and its relationship to other forms of harm - responding effectively to children’s needs

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Monday 11 July 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding, Emotional neglect
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New research on the relationship between child neglect and other forms of harm

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Today, neglect remains the most prevalent form of child maltreatment in the UK

Action for Children has teamed up with Research in Practice and the NSPCC.

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Change in Northern Ireland

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We look at the implications of the Northern Ireland election results for children and young people.

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It’s Time campaign launches today, calling for substantial improvement in support available to abused children

Wednesday 27 January 2016 / Child neglect
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The campaign wants initially to rally at least 100,000 members of the public to support its cause.

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