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26 Mar 2020
Emergency guidance in helping social workers to manage Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) cases during the COVID-19 crisis is to be produced by the government, with the aim to help practitioners to deal with the DoLS cases during this time of ...
31 Jan 2020
What is Parental Alienation? It occurs when a relationship breaks down, a parent tries to make the child turn away from the other parent. This is because one parent wants total control over the child and uses him/her as a tool in making the other...
23 Jan 2020
A recently-published report, funded by the Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning program and supervised by The Alliance for Inclusive Education, raised concerns about the failure of schools to enact Accessibility Plans, and...
10 Oct 2019
It is quite problematic when children or young adults leave custody (e.g. juvenile prison) and have no plans about their future. It means they do not know where to stay, what job to do or if they should go back to school. This resettlement outcome...
09 Oct 2019
As a first country in the UK Scotland has made it a crime for parents to smack their children. The new regulation will grant the children the same protection from assault as adults. Smacking in England is illegal, excluding cases where it is used as...
27 Aug 2018
This article describes the legal issues surrounding an Anglo Russian case in July 2018. At the root of the issue was the child's right to be heard and it's antagonism with the Convention's mandate for the requested state to recognise an order from...
04 Jul 2017
A Russia Today article cites a recent report featured in the Daily Mail, which spotlights the mass enslavement of children and youth throughout England.  The report identifies 1,200 youth in the country being victimized by coerced labor, along with...
28 Jun 2017
The occurrence of extremist attacks throughout the world has unfortunately made room for generalizations and stereotyping, which is exemplified in bullying, especially among children and youth. The Evening Standard indicates that a rising number of...
26 Jun 2017
Barnardo's, the United Kingdom's leading children's charitable organization has set its benchmark high, by achieving record numbers in the amount of youth the organization has assisted The numbers indicate from 2016 to 2017, the organization...
06 Jun 2017
The Guardian recently announced that a top charity in the United Kingdom is encouraging parental figures to better safeguard their children on the internet, as statistical evidence recently demonstrated an increase in youth exposure to online...

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