Human trafficking

The Home Affairs Committee has published a report on human trafficking which explores the trafficking of children into the UK. The report looks at the prevalence of child trafficking and highlights concerns...

Children as young as 10 have low wellbeing over living costs, charity warns

The cost-of-living crisis is impacting the wellbeing of children as young as 10 amid concerns over their family’s finances, a Children’s Society report is warning. The charity found that one in six children...

Children face multiple safeguarding risks at out-of-school settings in England

A government report has identified multiple safeguarding risks at “out-of-school settings” (OOSS), which include sports clubs, tuition centres and uniformed youth groups attended by millions of children across...

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Human trafficking

The Home Affairs Committee has published a report on human trafficking which explores the trafficking of children into the UK. The report looks at the prevalence of child trafficking and highlights concerns around:...

Boyhood in the UK

The Global Boyhood Initiative has published a report exploring theorisations of masculinities, boyhood and gender in the UK. The report reviews literature on boyhood and covers families, school, leisure, and social...

Police detention of children

Just for Kids Law has published a report calling for an end to the overnight detention of children by police. Responses to a 2019 Freedom of Information (FOI) request from 34 police forces in England found that at least...

Temporary accommodation

Human Rights Watch has published a report with the Childhood Trust examining standards of temporary accommodation in London. The report outlines concerns around the number of families living in substandard temporary...