Originally posted on Family Law on 4th November 2014. Dr Julia Brophy (with Kate Perry and Eleanor Harrison) has published the next stage in her research on children involved in the family courts, and their confidentiality. EXTRACT ‘A review of anonymised judgments on Bailii: Children, privacy and "jigsaw identification"’published by the Association of Lawyers for Children (ALC)... Continue Reading →
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What is it like to head out into the world after a life in care? Antonia Charlesworth interviews care leavers and assesses the government’s latest policies. EXTRACT "For some, turning 18 will mean starting university, for others a first car, for many their first legal drink. These things mark a transition into adulthood and... Continue Reading →
The RightsInfo’s new project, #YourHumanRights have produced an extensive range of beautiful infographics each representing a key right in the European Convention. Everyone is welcome to download and print these infographics for free by clicking the “download” link. Download: What Human Rights do for children Download: What Human Rights do for families More at source: The European Convention on Human Rights in 16 beautiful infographics
The Public Accounts Committee has confirmed that outcomes for young people leaving care are "poor and worsening" EXTRACT "There has been a systemic failing in the provision of support to vulnerable care leavers. The quality and cost of support that local authorities give to care leavers varies unacceptably across the country and outcomes for young people leaving... Continue Reading →
The PM visited @Coram today to discuss measures to increase the number of children adopted and speed up the process. https://t.co/XHPSKGK2OY — UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) November 2, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The Prime Minister has announced: new measures to double the number of children placed with their adoptive family sooner children to be placed with relatives... Continue Reading →