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children in conflict, list of shame

New UN ‘List of Shame’ does not cover children in conflict

The United Nations secretary-general omitted countries responsible for grave violations against children in conflict in his new “list of shame”.
EP3 Foundation

The importance of protecting and regulating children’s personal data

EP3 Foundation discuss the modern day issue of protecting children's personal data online in a growing era of influencers and expanding technology.
children’s mental health

New joint local services inspections to focus on children’s mental health

Ofsted have published guidance for inspectors for new series of joint inspections focusing on children’s mental health.
risk of exploitation, programme to protect children

UK programme to protect children at risk of exploitation

National programme will provide specialist support and boost protection for children most at risk of criminal or sexual exploitation.
asylum seeking children

Councils caring for asylum seeking children to receive funding

A significant increase in funding for local authorities looking after unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC), has been announced by Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes.
battling childhood cancer, European elections 2019

European Elections 2019: Beating childhood cancer

The European Elections 2019 Manifesto for the Paediatric Oncology & Haematology community has been launched, and it prioritises beating childhood cancer to aim for zero deaths.
screening social media, inappropriate online content

Screening social media: How can we keep children from inappropriate content?

In this article, Alastair Graham discusses the need for screening social media; touching on infamous cases, government responsibilities and questions of immaturity.
pregnant women and new parents

Further job protection given to pregnant women and new parents

Pregnant women and new parents returning to work are to be further protected from unfairly losing their jobs under new proposals set out by the government.
nation's heritage sites

Brits demand more protection for nation’s heritage sites

Passionate Brits want more measures put in place to protect the nation’s heritage sites, according to new research
drone laws

New drone laws bring added protection for passengers

New drone laws will restrict the unmanned aerial vehicle from flying above 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of airport boundaries

Poverty and its impact on the health of children

One of the main risks to children’s health is living in poverty, says Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health’s Professor Russell Viner

Children’s allegations of sexual abuse

Professor Kim P Roberts, PhD, of Wilfrid Laurier University talks about research into how children's memory works in cases such as sexual abuse... One thing I have learned after conducting over 2 decades of research, is that one can never assume anything about children’s memory. In fact, I began work in...
Brock University

Brock University – Department of Child and Youth Studies

Child and Youth Studies (CHYS) is one of the most popular programs at Brock.  The program teaches a broad-based approach that considers the individual child or youth within the context of the family, school, peer group and community. With interdisciplinary roots in psychology, education, sociology, cultural studies and criminology, the degree...
children's services

Failing children’s services face tough measures

Children’s services that are failing could be taken over by high-performing councils and charities if they show no sign of improvement… Local authority social services that fail children will face tough new measures, it has emerged. Under the plans, any service judged as inadequate by education watchdog Ofsted will have six...

How Europe should act on childhood obesity

Nikolai Pushkarev, Policy Officer at the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), outlines the importance of tackling obesity in children. We are drowning in declarations, strategies and action plans dedicated to tackling the problem of obesity.  But today, about 40 years after the start of obesity’s spectacular ascent, the World Health Organisation...

Tackling cancer in children and adolescents

Professor Giles Vassal, President of the European Society for Paediatric Oncology outlines why it is crucial for Europe to come together and tackle and prevent cancer in children. Compared to the incidence in adults, cancer is rare in children and adolescents but concerns 35,000 young people each year in Europe. Despite...
Children's social care is 'inadequate'

Children’s social care is ‘inadequate’

Ofsted has reported children's social care services are inadequate in three-quarters of the local authorities inspected across England... Across England a total of three-quarters of the local authorities inspected were found to be inadequate or required improvements. Ofsted inspected more than 5,000 children's homes and other social care provisions run by 43 councils. The watchdog...
Wolverhampton Council is looking after 800 children

More needs to be done to prevent child abuse

Chairman of Wolverhampton Safeguarding Children Board Alan Coe said more needed to be done to prevent child neglect and organised sex abuse in the city. Wolverhampton City Council revealed that 800 children are currently in its care across the region. This gives the local authority the highest rate of care...
person online in bed, online safety bill

UK Online Safety Bill returns to Parliament: Who is most at risk?

This month the UK’s Online Safety Bill will return to Parliament and the news can’t come soon enough for children and young people at risk from online harm and abuse.
toddlers use tiktok, social media

Ofcom reveals that 16% of British toddlers use TikTok

According to Ofcom, 16% of British toddlers use TikTok - while one third of children between the ages of five and seven use the social media platform.

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