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27 Oct 2015
The Irish Times reports that a former social care worker claims there is a major hidden problem of sexual exploitation involving vulnerable young people in the State care system.  Maurice Fenton, who worked in mainstream residential care for over...
05 Aug 2015
The Londonderry Sentinal reports that the North West Romanian Orphans Project is seeking support in Londonderry for their upcoming projects to benefit Romanian orphans. The group is hosting a public interest meeting on August 10 to discuss their two...
05 Aug 2015
The Guardian reports that the UK government is trying to find support for roughly 6,000 vulnerable children following the closure of the organisation Kids Company. The charity, which had been operating for 19 years, was closed on Wednesday 5 August...
01 Apr 2015
'Children and Young People Now' reports that young people in Scotland who are in residential care, foster care, or kinship care will be able to remain in their placement up until the age of 21 as a result of landmark legislation.  The legislation...

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