Young adult carers’ housing needs still overlooked

The housing needs of young adult carers are still being overlooked, according to a review by education and training think-tank the Learning & Work Institute. The institute warns that “unsustainable...

Media ‘whipping up hatred’ of transgender children, youth sector warns

Elements of the national media are using unfounded prejudice to stir up hate and create a climate of fear for transgender children, leading youth organisations have warned. An open letter published by youth...

Children’s manifesto 

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a manifesto for children calling on political parties to include a six-point plan in any upcoming election manifestos to transform the life chances for...

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Children’s manifesto 

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a manifesto for children calling on political parties to include a six-point plan in any upcoming election manifestos to transform the life chances for children in England. The six pledges...

Children whose mothers are in prison

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has published a report looking at the harm caused to children whose mothers are in prison in England and Wales. The report finds that the child’s right to respect for family life is not always taken into account...

Homeless children

  The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report on the numbers of children growing up in homeless families. Analysis of data to create national estimates of the numbers of children living in temporary accommodation for extended...