Youth custody system ‘setting children up to fail’

The youth custody system is “setting children up to fail”, according to a report based on the experiences of young people.

Tackling racism within the police, court system and  youth custody estate is also key to increasing life chances for young people at risk of becoming involved in crime, the report adds.

Source: Youth custody system ‘setting children up to fail’

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A youth justice system failing Black children 

Review of custodial remand for children

A Youth Justice System that Works for Children

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