Children’s Commissioner mention: Coffey Report: Child Sexual Exploitation, Social Norms and Social Change
I cannot imagine there are sensible adults who want to live in a culture in which child sexual exploitation is a new social norm in some or any communities.
Children’s Commissioner mention: In their own words: Children's experience of poverty in schools (Guardian)
A Children's Commission on Poverty inquiry report reveals vividly what it looks and feels like for young people to stand out from their classroom peers because they are poor.
Children’s Commissioner mention: In Britain, Child Sex Abuse Defies Easy Stereotypes (New York Times)
LONDON - First there was abuse at the hands of a popular BBC host. There were scandals at private schools and in the church and talk of a pedophile ring in Parliament. Then there was Rotherham: over a thousand teenagers sexually exploited as the authorities looked away.
Childrens Commissioner mention: 'The way we are': accessing the court after LASPO
The article has been taken from the November 2014 issue of Family Law and made available ahead of print.
Childrens Commissioner mention: Children living with parental alcohol abuse are being missed by system, report finds (Community Care)
A children's commissioner report has found social services support for alcohol misuse is failing to look beyond the impact on the individual.
Children's Commissioner mention: Children of parents who abuse alcohol miss out on support (CYP Now)
Children of parents who misuse alcohol are missing out on help and protection because local services sometimes fail to identify their needs, a report by the Office of the Children's Commissioner has found.
Children’s Commissioner mention: Mediation Matters: Divorcing and separating – information, signposting and legal aid (Family Law)
Last week's new MOJ / LAA legal aid and mediation data heralded repeated ‘bring back legal aid' choruses from some quarters. In fact, calls for a rethink came from a highly unlikely source, when the Justice Minister himself asked for a review of the impact on children, following the Children's Commissioner's Child's Rights Impact Assessment.
Children’s Commissioner mention: Childcare and access to legal aid solicitors: the human cost of reforms (Lawyer)
A new report from the Office of the Children's Commissioner regarding the impact of cuts to legal aid last year states that vulnerable, at-risk teenagers are being deprived of justice