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Government advice on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children published

The Department for Education has published guidance for schools on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children and young people (under the ...
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Improving mental health support for children and young people in care

In February 2016, the Department for Education announced the creation of an Expert Working Group to ensure that the emotional and mental health needs ...
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Typology of modern slavery offences published

The Home Office has published an evidence-based ‘typology’ of modern slavery offences in the UK, based on research carried out on over 300 confirm...
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Focus on mental health in schools

The Department for Education has published results of its research into mental health provision in schools and colleges. The research included a natio...
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Half of children re-referred to social services within five years

Research commissioned by the Department for Education has found that over 50% of children referred to social services were re-referred at least once w...
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Call to ‘change the narrative’ about children in care

A report on what children in care and care leavers think other people’s views are on care has found that young people in care experience being treat...
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Factors leading to children missing education

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has published research on children missing education, and has called upon the government to collection national...
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Two-thirds of children groomed online were then sexually exploited

New Barnardo’s research has found that nearly two-thirds of children groomed online who were referred to Barnardo’s specialist services were sexua...
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GPs need better training to help children affected by domestic violence

A new study has found that although health professionals are becoming more aware of patients who may be experiencing domestic violence, the needs of c...