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4 News11 Apr 2017

Alex Renton discusses his book Stiff Upper Lip, which documents the years of physical abuse he endured while attending boarding school.

United Kingdom1 Apr 2017

This Act was enacted by the government of the United Kingdom "to make provision about looked after children; to make other provision in relation to the welfare of children; and to make provision about the regulation of social workers." 

Hannah Richardson - BBC21 Mar 2017

This article from BBC reports that late family interventions are forcing children into care.

David Stewart - America Magazine10 Mar 2017

People protest as Britain reneges on its duty to take in 3,000 refugee children.

Jimmy Paul – The Guardian8 Mar 2017

The best thing people can do to help change the perception of children in care is to speak to, read about, and listen to people who have experienced care.

Sandra Laville -- The Guardian27 Feb 2017

David Hill wants to shed a light on the abuse perpetrated against child migrants who entered Australia from 1947 to the 1970s.

Heidi Allen, Allison McGovern, Tom Brake, Anne McLaughlin21 Feb 2017

This opinion piece from The Times states that the UK must honor its commitment to unaccompanied refugee children and take them in.

Libby Purves - The Times6 Feb 2017

Libby Purves argues in favor of boarding schools for children with predicted poor outcomes.

Lindsay Sutherland and Polly Wright - Barnardo's, i-HOP, Department for Education1 Feb 2017

The aim of this guide is to enable practitioners to support children affected by a family member’s offending within a whole family approach.

Beckett, H. (lead author), Holmes, D. and Walker, J. - University of Bedfordshire, The International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking, & Research in Practice 1 Feb 2017

The document outlines the new civil definition of child sexual exploitation, developed by the Home Office and DfE, together with an overview of our current understanding of the issue and an evidence-informed set of principles for responding.

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