Children England provides a wide range of support to voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families.
This is a guest post by Rachel Hodgkin of Children Are Unbeatable!
What is the most egregious violation of children’s rights in the UK today? The top contender must be the legal defence of “reasonable punishment” (or “justified assault” in Scotland) for common assaults of children.
Not because this is the most serious form of abuse – children suffer far worse things than smacking – but because the law is indefensible and because its repeal would cost us nothing and gain us much.
In the ninth of a series of posts by the chairs of our manifesto working groups, Kathy Evans looks at the overarching policy issues affecting children, young people and families.
Guest post by Jim Minton of London Youth who explains the importance of quality improvement.