Filtered by category: Children's rights

Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

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Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

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The Government is taking action on domestic abuse. But is enough being done for children?

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Friday 11 May 2018 / Children's rights
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Is enough being done for children in the battle against domestic abuse?

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Spring Statement: no light at the end of the tunnel for children’s services

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Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Children's rights
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Philip Hammond was nothing if not true to his word when he stood at the despatch box today.

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We’ll judge the Welsh Government on how it treats children over the next four years

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How does the Welsh Government intend to improve the lives of children and young people? We've looked at its latest plan.

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Action for Children response to today's NAO report into child protection

Wednesday 12 October 2016 / Children's rights, Government spending, Safeguarding

Senior policy advisor at Action for Children, Meredith Davis responds.

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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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Invisible children: what needs to change

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Wednesday 01 July 2015 / Children's rights, Law, Inequality
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Against the backdrop of threats to repeal the Human Rights Act, children's rights must be protected.

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What can we expect from the new Government?

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A Government with an overall majority means a clearer than expected political environment in which we can work

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Northern Ireland Children's Bill Progress

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Friday 13 February 2015 / Children's rights, Law

A joined up approach to the delivery of services to children and young people in Northern Ireland came a step closer recently with the passing of the Second Stage of a Private Member’s Bill through the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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