Steep rise in young rough sleepers in London

Data published by the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (Chain) found that between January and March 2020, there were 449 children and young people aged under 25 sleeping rough in the capital. The...

Modern slavery: a prism into our world – Kieran Breen

“Although the Covid-19 crisis has caused grim new problems for Leicester’s garment workers, the exploitation detailed in the report is not new. Concerns about working conditions and illegally low pay in...

‘A stain on national life’: why are we locking up so many children?

Britain’s young offender institutions are places of misery and violence, and often more dangerous than adult prisons. Indeed, the evidence is clear that criminalising children just causes more crime.  Read the...

Category - Marginalised & Excluded

Racism and child sexual abuse

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has published a report examining child sexual abuse in ethnic minority communities. IICSA carried out 11 focus groups across England and Wales with victims and survivors of child sexual abuse...