Gym group launches free membership for care-experienced young people

A national gym group has launched a new membership offering free access to activities for children in care and those with care experience. Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now...

No improvement in school attainment gap in England for 20 years, report says

The attainment gap between poorer pupils and their better-off class mates is just as large now as it was 20 years ago, according to a damning new report which says the coronavirus pandemic is likely to have...

Record number of children referred as victims of trafficking

The number of children suspected as being victims of child trafficking has reached record levels, according to Home Office figures. Read the full article on this link to Children & Young People Now Share...

Poorest women in England have same ill health at 60 as richest at 76 – study

A 60-year-old woman in England’s poorest areas typically has the same level of illness as a woman 16 years older in the richest areas, a study into health inequalities has found. Read the full article on this...

The patients locked in secure hospitals for decades

Scots with learning disabilities and autism have been locked in secure hospitals and psychiatric wards for decades, a BBC investigation has found. They remain unable to get out despite Scottish ministers...

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