Equity and Social Justice In Child, Youth And Family Welfare

The European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EuSARF)

Date of Event: 12–15 September 2023

Location: University of Sussex, Brighton, England

Experiences of risk and trauma within and beyond the family often intersect with stigma, discrimination and social inequalities. The risk of disadvantage may be exacerbated by discrimination linked to poverty, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality, as well as the stigma of child welfare intervention itself. EuSARF 2023 will address these critical themes through discussions across countries, reflecting together on the role of child welfare services in challenging inequity and enabling social justice for people whose life chances may be jeopardised by risks within and beyond the family