Domestic violence murders surge to five-year high

The number of people killed as a result of domestic violence in the UK is at its highest level in five years. Last year, 173 people were killed in domestic violence-related homicides, according to data...

Preventing offending and re-offending by children and young people: guidance

Public Health England (PHE) has published guidance outlining how the education, social care, criminal justice and voluntary sectors and others can work together to support vulnerable children and young people...

The Good Childhood Report 2019

The reality of modern childhood While most enjoy their childhood, young people are becoming increasingly unhappy with their friends, school and appearance. They struggle as a result of their family finances...

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The Good Childhood Report 2019

The reality of modern childhood While most enjoy their childhood, young people are becoming increasingly unhappy with their friends, school and appearance. They struggle as a result of their family finances and worry about what their future might be...

Domestic Abuse Bill 2017-19

The government has published its response to the report from the Joint Committee on the Draft Domestic Abuse Bill for England and Wales which made recommendations to ensure that children who witness or experience domestic abuse are treated as...

Childhood

Action for Children has published a report looking at how childhoods across the UK have changed since the charity was set up in 1869. Findings from online surveys of 2,082 children aged 11 to 18, 1,559 parents of children aged 11 to 18, and 1,379...

Beat Eating Disorders

 An estimated 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder at any one time (1). While the issue remains under-resourced and under-researched, it is nevertheless attracting increased attention from governments, the NHS and the media...

Childhood vulnerability in England 2019

  The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report looking at the scale of child vulnerability in England. Using information held by various government departments, agencies and others, the report estimates that 2.3 million...