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Fewer and farther between: health checks for babies and toddlers

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Almost two thirds of children in some areas do not receive crucial mandatory health visitor checks

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Support for child victims of domestic abuse: patchy, piecemeal and precarious

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There are on average 692 cases a day of children assessed by social services to be at risk of domestic violence.

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Action for Children response to today's NAO report into child protection

Wednesday 12 October 2016 / Children's rights, Government spending, Safeguarding

Senior policy advisor at Action for Children, Meredith Davis responds.

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Exploring how neglect might interact with forms of sexual harm

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Friday 12 August 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding
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Better understanding how neglect interacts with other forms of sexual harm will help improve prevention and intervention

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Child neglect and its relationship to other forms of harm - responding effectively to children’s needs

Posted by Meredith Davis /

Monday 11 July 2016 / Child neglect, Safeguarding, Emotional neglect
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New research on the relationship between child neglect and other forms of harm

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