‘Food is a marker of identity’: supporting foster children’s cultural heritage

By Tina Amongi Before I entered the care system aged 10, my uncle used to prepare home cooked dishes from my African culture. He would make chapati from scratch, which in Uganda is called ‘kikomando’, alongside a kidney bean, cassava and African sweet potato stew served with rice. This is my favourite Ugandan dish but sadly, […]

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Adams also highlights the importance of independent reviewing officers: “Making sure children’s voices are heard, and their needs are met must be an ongoing commitment and independent reviewing officers must ensure that meeting the child’s cultural identity needs are a central part of that…

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