Exploring how neglect might interact with forms of sexual harm

Posted by Guest blogger /

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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Letter from UK's leading children's charities

Tuesday 09 August 2016 / Government spending
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As the PM begins her leadership at a time of economic uncertainty, it is critical that children do not suffer.

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Cabinet reshuffle: what’s on the cards for Theresa May’s new government?

Posted by Amy Woodworth /

Monday 08 August 2016 / Public Affairs
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Cabinet reshuffle: what’s on the cards for Theresa May’s new government?

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How can we know if a child in care is happy?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 03 August 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We need a child-centred outcomes framework to promote children's emotional wellbeing and their recovery from trauma.

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Success starts at home

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 25 July 2016 / Children's centres, Inequality
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What happens at home makes a big difference to child development. But some children have it better than others.

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Getting a Fair Deal for Young People in Wales

Posted by Danielle Cope /

Friday 22 July 2016 / Financial education
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We organised an event at the National Assembly for Wales, where young people spoke about the difficulties they face.

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A big job at any age: Getting young parents the support they deserve

Posted by Amy Woodworth /

Monday 11 July 2016 / Children's centres
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What all parents have in common is that they want their children have the best possible start in life.

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

Posted by Meredith Davis /

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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What's happening with the Children and Social Work Bill?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 05 July 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law
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The Bill is in the middle of its passage through the House of Lords. Here’s a quick update on its progress.

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