Little of evidence to support focus on ‘toxic trio’, National Children’s Bureau suggests

Academics have found a lack of evidence to support the children’s social care sector’s focus on the combined impact of parental mental illness, drug or alcohol abuse and domestic violence. Read the full...

COVID-19 ‘having a devastating impact on children’s rights’

In a report to the government on the impact of the health crisis on existing inequalities faced by young people, the EHRC say “key concerns include more children being pushed into poverty, widening educational...

Children missing education

The Local Government Association (LGA) has published a report looking at children missing out on a formal full-time education in England. The report, commissioned in December 2019, estimates that in 2018/19...

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Unaccompanied migrant children

Community Care reports that an unannounced inspection of the detention of migrants arriving in Dover in small boats carried out by HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP) in September found that unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are waiting “far too...

Homeless young people

Homeless Link has published a report on the experiences and perspectives of young people facing homelessness across England. Recommendations based on interviews with 45 young people aged 16-25 who have experienced homelessness include: government...