Children and young people’s views

The Children’s Commissioner for England has published findings from The Big Ask survey of children and young people aged 4-17 in England looking at areas including family, community, health and wellbeing...

Children set for more climate disasters than their grandparents, research shows

People born today will suffer many times more extreme heatwaves and other climate disasters over their lifetimes than their grandparents, research has shown. The study is the first to assess the contrasting...

More needs to be done to avoid children being held on remand, says report

Nearly a third of all children in custody are still being placed there on remand prompting calls to find alternatives to this form of detention, a report says. Read the full article on this link to Children...

Youth services in England and Wales ‘face being decimated’

Youth leaders are calling for the recruitment of an additional 50,000 youth workers and volunteers to meet a tripling in levels of need during the pandemic. Read the full article on this link to The Guardian...

The Good Childhood Report

The Good Childhood Report 2021 shows that modern life continues to erode the happiness of young people. Dissatisfied with school, friendships and how they look, children deserve drastic change. Read the full...

International perspectives on #BuildBackBetter

As part of the continuing partnership between Leicestershire Cares and the UNAI SDG16 Hub at De Montfort University we are delighted to welcome Rakesh Rajani to give a keynote speech about international perspectives on #BuildBackBetter. Read more...

The Childhood Commission

The Children’s Commissioner for England has launched a review of the future of childhood in England. The Childhood Commission aims to identify the barriers preventing children from reaching their full potential and propose policy and services...