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Sexual violence against children 10 years after Lanzarote Convention
Council of Europe, 1 July 2020.
The Lanzarote Convention is the Council of Europe’s Convention for the protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.
Benefits of connecting families with social services
Miranda Hester - Contemporary Pediatrics, 4 June 2020.
A new investigation in JAMA Network Open examines whether an in-person navigation service intervention that also addresses a family’s social needs decreases child health care utilization.
What happened to american childhood?
Kate Julian - The Atlantic, 17 April 2020.
Too many kids show worrying signs of fragility from a very young age. Here’s what we can do about it.
UK: Council apologies over “deteriorated” children’s care services
BBC News, 13 March 2020.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has apologised after its children“s social care services was rated as inadequate.
Is the UK in danger of failing a generation?
Robert Booth - The Guardian, 4 March 2020.
Research finds UK lags behind other countries on measures including infant mortality.
We must stand up and speak for the children
Dree K. Collopy - The Hill, 14 February 2020.
As families and children have fled to the United States in search of safety, they have been denied universally recognized rights, and the US government is erecting every potential barrier to keep them from accessing protection.
All children are gifted — just in different ways
David Gardner - The Seattle Times, 7 February 2020.
This is not about pointing fingers and calling individuals racist. It’s about the racism and elitism perpetuated by the institution itself: schools.
Malta: deportation of children is “in their best interests” ministers say
Kristina Abela - Times of Malta, 17 December 2019.
Granting them a residence permit puts them at risk of living in poverty.
Some big technology firms sued over child-mined cobalt from Africa
CBS NEWS - 17 December 2019.
They have been accused of complicity in the death and maiming of hundreds African children who mine cobalt, a mineral vital to the production of the lithium-ion batteries in everything from smartphones to electric cars.
US has world’s highest rate of children living in single-parent households
Stephanie Kramer - Pew Research Center, 12 November 2019.
For decades, the share of US children living with a single parent has been rising, accompanied by a decline in marriage rates and a rise in births outside of marriage.
Children uprooted in the Caribbean
UNICEF, December 2019.
Stronger hurricanes are devastating communities, uprooting lives and putting children and their families at risk.
Combatting children exploitation, forced marriage and abuse
European Parliament, 26 November2019.
Following the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the European Parliament reminds the challenges that they face today.
Ireland: National Childcare Scheme to put some children at ‘disadvantage’
Sheila Wayman - The Irish Times, 19 November 2019.
Although thousands more families will be able to avail of subsidised childcare for the first time, and others will see their support increased, there is concern that it will have a negative impact in the most disadvantaged communities.
UN expert faults US for high incarceration of children
Bill Chapell - NPR, 18 November 2019.
The US has the highest child incarceration rate in the world, according to an expert who authored a new UN study on the treatment of children.
UK: We are failing children in care – and they are dying on our streets
Louise Tickle - The Guardian, 11 November2019.
There is a lack of support for young people leaving care – but from privatisation of services to inadequate housing, the care system fails children long before the age of 18.
Why are so many children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders?
Michelle McDonagh - The Irish Times, 6 November 2019.
A child development professional believes some children are being misdiagnosed.
The Convention On The Rights Of The Child— still critical 30 years on
Maryanne Murray - UNICEF USA, 19 October 2019.
How the CRC continues to be a guiding force behind UNICEF’s mission — and why upholding its principles has taken on new urgency.
Support for children with special educational needs ‘in crisis’
Sally Weale - The Guardian, 4 October 2019.
UK’s Ombudsman finds complaints about them are at record levels.
Street children: the problem that refuses to go away despite funding
James Wanzala And Mercy Adhiambo - Standard Digital, 21 September 2019.
Last year, Nairobi County launched an operation to rehabilitate street children from the Central Business District, but it hasn’t worked.
England’s children’s commissioner calls for police in schools
Lanre Bakare - The Guardian, 7 September 2019.
Anne Longfield set out her six-point plan to transform children’s welfare in the UK, which included a call for schools to stay open seven days a week in order to help students in most need of support.
US: Advocates fear census will undercount kids
Savannah Smith - NBC, 26 August 2019.
One expert said ‘negative forces’ affecting the 2020 survey could make a recurring problem worse.
One in ten Irish children are living in consistent poverty
Emma Costello - Extra, 23 August 2019.
Barnardos has been helping transform the lives of children lives through their services along with supporting parents and challenge society where it fails children.
Denmark apologises for decades-old abuse in children’s homes
The Local, 14 August 2019.
Before becoming prime minister, Frederiksen said that issuing an apology to the victims would be one of her top priorities.
Ireland: Government implies caring for children at home is undesirable
Maria Steen - The Irish Times, 17 August 2019.
Policy subsidises only one form of childcare and penalises single-income families.
Focussing on the critical years of a child’s life
K. R. Antony - The Hindu, 31 July 2019.
What the draft Indian National Education Policy omits in its chapter on early childhood care and education.
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