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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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28 Nov 2019
With the mainstream media in the UK seemingly determined to portray the impact of immigration as negative and harmful, it is vitally important for parity to be established and the truth to be vocalised. Many of those who travel to the UK in search...
21 Nov 2019
The Children and Young People’s Panel on Europe, initiated by Eurochild members, Children in Scotland and independently led by the charity in partnership with Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights), will also develop resources to...
14 Nov 2019
Neglect, abuse and being born into 'dysfunctional families' are the main reasons why more than 7,000 unborn children are placed in the category ‘children in need’. This number has almost tripled in the last eight years. Domestic violence, drugs,...
07 Nov 2019
A recent podcast discusses questions about child and adolescent to parent violence and abuse (CAPA): what it is, how to identify it compared to other behavioural concerns, when and why this form of abuse occurs, and how social workers should respond...
05 Nov 2019
Local Government Association (LGA), which represents English Councils, claims that based on surveys, the 53% rise in child protection cases is caused mainly by domestic violence, conflicts, drugs, and alcohol. Substance misuse caused 80% of...
04 Nov 2019
According to Eyalliance, statistics released by the government stated that one in six children’s centres has closed since 2010. Meanwhile, the funding for Sure Start’s centres were cut by £100 million between 2016–17 and 2017–18.   Based on the...
29 Oct 2019
A campaign group in the UK, Pregnant then Screwed, recently published a study claiming every fifth of parents is forced to quit their jobs due to the high childcare costs and 62% of the respondents are forced to work in part-time (1800 parents were...
28 Oct 2019
Aspired Futures is a charitable organisation which offers different sport, cultural, educational and leisure activities to vulnerable children in the UK. They are working with children and families over 20 years and by all means they are there to...
28 Oct 2019
There is a strong link between a harmful childhood and physical and mental health. The negative effects of abuse and neglect can somewhat be reversed if children receive secure, loving care in a stable home environment. The Best Services Trial (BeST...
26 Oct 2019
Many people, including children, have fled to Britain and are waiting for their families to join them. After Brexit, the situation of child refugee will become more complicated. For now, there is a common regulation of immigration policies in EU...

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