Black young adults ‘more likely to be dragged into justice system’ for minor offences

Black young adults are more than eight times more likely to receive a conviction for a minor offence than their white peers, new statistics show. Read the full article on this link to Children and Young People...

Service cuts and benefit changes hit support for families in poverty

Cuts to local support services and the introduction of Universal Credit are preventing social workers from “effectively” supporting families living in poverty, new research has found. Read the full article on...

Early years workers ‘earning £5 per hour’ as low pay and long hours threaten sector

As many as one in eight early years workers earn less than £5 per hour, a damning new report by the government’s Social Mobility Commission shows. The research, carried out by the Education Policy Institute...

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Reported child-on-child sex offences ‘tip of the iceberg’

Reports of sexual assaults by children on other children are rising, according to police figures seen by BBC Panorama. But those reported cases are only the “tip of the iceberg”, according to one police child abuse expert. Read the full...