Race, social class, and child abuse: Content and strength of medical professionals’ stereotypes

Date: 21 March 2019 Black and poor children are overrepresented at every stage of the child welfare system, from suspicion of abuse to substantiation. Focusing on stereotypes as a source of bias that leads to...

Suicidal ideation, suicide planning, and suicide attempts among adolescents in 59 low-income and middle-income countries: a population-based study

Date: 19 March 2019 Background   Suicide is a major global health challenge and a leading cause of death among adolescents, but research related to suicide has concentrated on high-income countries. We...

Schools and Knife Crime

Schools and Knife Crime Ofsted has published findings from a research project into knife crime and safeguarding children and young people in education in London. Recommendations from the research in 29...

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Schools and Knife Crime

Schools and Knife Crime Ofsted has published findings from a research project into knife crime and safeguarding children and young people in education in London. Recommendations from the research in 29 schools, colleges and pupil referral units...

Cost of domestic abuse

The charity Hestia has published findings from analysis carried out by the charity Pro Bono Economics into the cost of failing to provide support to children exposed to domestic violence. The report, which focuses on the long term costs incurred by...

Children in custodial institutions

  The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has published a report on the sexual abuse of children and young people in custodial settings – young offender institutions (YOIs), secure training centres (STCs) and secure...