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Child welfare inequalities: UK

The University of Huddersfield has published research, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, into child welfare intervention rates in each UK nation. Based on a mixed sampling of 12,412 children on protection plans or registers and 24,477 looked after...

WORKING FAMILIES FALL SHORT OF MINIMUM LIVING STANDARD

The overall cost of a child over 18 years (including rent and childcare) is £150, 753 for a couple and £183,335 for a lone parent. But work doesn’t pay low-income families enough to meet a no-frills standard of living, new research from Child...

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National child death database to launch next year

A new national database recording all child deaths is to launch in April next year in a bid to improve information sharing which will help prevent future deaths, the government has announced. The launch of a national child death database is part of...

Street harassment

Plan International UK has published a report looking at girls’ experiences of and views on street harassment. Findings from a survey of 1,004 girls aged 14-21 across the UK include: 66% of girls reported having experienced sexual attention or sexual...