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Chris Beckett, Jonathan Dickens, Gillian Schofield, Georgia Philip and Julie Young - Children and Youth Services Review 5 Nov 2017

The paper draws on a mixed methods study the role and effectiveness of Independent Reviewing Officers in England. 

Vanessa Thorpe - The Guardian30 Sep 2017

The charity Barnardo's has released its archive of photos and testimonials from black children and teenagers taken into the organization's residential homes up to 120 years ago.

Dawn Foster - The Guardian 21 Sep 2017

Negative headlines about children in foster care and those who care for them are only further victimizing already vulnerable children. 

Adam Forrest - The Big Issue14 Sep 2017

New research indicates that almost half of England’s 26,340 care leavers are suffering from at least one mental health issue, and 65% of them are not getting help from the government. 

Ben Robinson & Michael Buchanan - BBC News10 Sep 2017

A mass grave, where hundreds of former child residents of a child care institution are believed to be buried, has been uncovered in Lanarkshire, southern Scotland. 

ECPAT UK31 Aug 2017

ECPAT UK is recruiting a Policy & Campaigns Officer to help influence systemic change for children who have been trafficked. 

Harold Goodwin - Responsible Tourism Blog22 Aug 2017

Evidence illustrates that orphanage tourism comes with grim consequences for vulnerable chidlren and their families. The WTM Responsible Tourism Programme is scheduled to discuss the issue of orphanage volunteering, as well as other priority areas of concern, at an upcoming November conference. 

Helen M Roberts, Hannah Bradby, Anne Ingold, Grazia Manzotti, David Reeves, Kristin Liabo - International Journal of Social Science Studies21 Aug 2017

This paper reports the findings from a study investigating the priorities of care-leavers who arrived in England or Sweden as unaccompanied minors. 

Helen Connolly, Richard Crellin and Rupinder Parhar - University of Bedfordshire & The Children's Society21 Aug 2017

This updated report presents the findings and recommendations from a study investigating the situation and experience of unaccompanied children in the UK's legal system. 

Richard Crellin - HuffPost UK20 Aug 2017

UK government cuts to legal aid in 2012 have greatly impacted unaccompanied migrant children, who are now denied legal aid in non-asylum cases.