The Domestic Abuse Bill: Making it work for children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 17 July 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The Domestic Abuse Bill was published yesterday, but there are still gaps when it comes to children and young people.

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The result of cuts and children’s centre closures

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 17 June 2019 / Children's centres
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Our new analysis shows cuts and closures have led to falling numbers getting help from children's centres

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Joint Committee verdict on draft Domestic Abuse Bill: ‘silent’ on the plight of children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Friday 14 June 2019 / Law
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The Committee scrutinising the draft Bill has highlighted that it must be amended to recognise children as victims.

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Spring Statement: Pressing pause on fixing the crisis in children’s services

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Wednesday 13 March 2019 / Children's rights, Government spending
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Today's Spring Statement is a wasted opportunity to get to grips with the very real crisis facing children's services.

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A gap that will keep on growing

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Tuesday 26 February 2019 / Early intervention, Government spending
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New analysis by leading children’s charities paints a worrying picture of the funding crisis facing children' services.

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The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
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The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

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Children and domestic abuse: no longer such an afterthought?

Posted by Kate Maher /

Tuesday 22 January 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The draft Domestic Abuse Bill is out, and there's been a marked change in how Government is talking about children.

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The challenges facing children’s centres

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Wednesday 16 January 2019 / Children's centres
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Last year Action for Children ran a survey of our children's centres. Here is what we found.

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Progress for poorer children is stalling: we need a bold new vision

Posted by Sam Reeve /

Thursday 06 December 2018 / Campaigns
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Talk of legal advice and backstops distracts from really important statistics published by the Department for Education.

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Acting early can help stop a growing mental health crisis

Friday 23 November 2018 / Mental health
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Today’s long-awaited NHS Digital figures reveal the scale of the mental health crisis for children in England.

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