Archive: Children And Families

Use of force? Panel suggests role for new techniques in family removals

Home Office urged to use force against detained children

Panel calls on Home Office to detain more children and use force against them to get them out the country

Opinion Former Articles

  • ESRC: ‘Adoption activity days’ can help children find new families

    Children’s parties or activity days, where prospective adopters meet children awaiting adoption, could be part of the solution to the current adoption crisis, according to research that will be showcased during the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)’s Festival of Social Science.

  • BHA welcomes Children and Families Bill but calls for further strengthening of children’s rights

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has submitted evidence to the Public Bill Committee of the Children and Families Bill. On Monday the BHA also submitted a response to the public reading of the Bill, the same day as it had its Second Reading in the House of Commons. In its submissions, the BHA has welcomed the Bill’s strengthening the remit and independence of the Children’s Commissioner, particularly with regard to children’s rights, but believes that further steps need to be taken.

  • ESRC: Experiences of migrant children: at home abroad

    Schools, local councils and professionals need better guidance and training to work with migrant families from Eastern Europe and their children, according to new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

  • ESRC: How family conflict affects children

    New research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) reveals why some children are badly affected by negative family conflicts while other children survive without significant problems.

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