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This article addresses the predicament of family service systems being built on parents’ voluntary participation and the need for parental consent, which may block children’s right to services. It examines parental consent and the impact of parental non-consent for children’s opportunities to receive protection and support in Swedish child and family welfare.
This report aims to understand digital childhoods, and what can be achieved through the Online Safety Bill to protect children online. The Children’s Commissioner’s Office (CCo) commissioned a survey of 2,005 children aged 8-17 and their parents. This survey is nationally representative of children in England, by age, gender and region. All statistics mentioned in this report are from this survey.
This U.K.-based study explored the life experiences of care experienced adults in higher education to understand the factors that impeded or enhanced their journeys.
Most residential children's social care services in England, including children's homes, are operated by for-profit companies, but the implications of this development are not well understood. This paper aims to address this gap by undertaking the first longitudinal and comprehensive evaluation of the associations between for-profit outsourcing and quality of service provision among English local authorities and children's homes.
More than 20 councils in England and Wales have paid the equivalent of £1m a year or more to place a single child in a private children’s home as the cost of specialised care soars, data released to the Guardian shows.
BBC Wales Investigates journalist Michael Sheen interviews children who have experience with the care systems in Wales and England for his hour-long documentary 'Lifting the lid on the care system' which was filmed over three years.
Regulations set conditions on authorities wishing to place children in Scotland from elsewhere in the UK, but campaigners warn they are providing cover for lack of investment in England
This study aimed to synthesize existing qualitative UK evidence on the known safeguarding risks and poorer outcomes for disabled children and young people who are at risk of, or who have experienced abuse. This study focused on research, which had sought the views of disabled children and young people, parents/carers and practitioners.
This webinar focused on the themes and recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion (DGD) about the rights of children and young people in alternative care and the implications for children and adolescents in Scotland.
Join us on 22 June when we will be holding a focused look at the themes and recommendations of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of Discussion about the rights of children and young people in need of care and protection, with our guest speakers including Ann Skelton, Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, and Bruce Adamson, Scotland’s Children’s Commissioner for Children and Young People.