‘Our foster child asked us to adopt him – by drawing himself on to a family photo’

George is one of tens of thousands of children in the UK who’ve been taken into care because their parents are unable to look after them. Severely neglected, he struggled to express himself, so when...

Human rights committee criticises government actions to protect children during pandemic

A damning report by the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has raised questions about government decisions to protect vulnerable children in response to the coronavirus pandemic.In its latest review...

Adoptive Gay Father Families: A Longitudinal Study of Children’s Adjustment at Early Adolescence

Findings are presented from the second phase of a UK longitudinal study of 33 gay father, 35 lesbian mother, and 43 heterosexual parent families when their adopted children reached early adolescence...

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