Posts Tagged ‘ Age – Young People ’

Working Families Report – the Future of Childcare Support for Working Parents

February 20, 2017
Working Families

Working Families and the Childcare Voucher Providers Association published a report on the future of childcare support for working parents in February 2017. The report calls on the government to keep childcare vouchers open to parents alongside the new Tax Free Childcare scheme.
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Cloisters column part two – ‘Premature Labelling? A child-centred approach to questions of gender identity’

February 13, 2017
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Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments. This is part two of a two-part series on trans rights.
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IFS Green Budget 2017

February 8, 2017
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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) Green Budget is published every year before the Chancellor’s Budget statement.  The 2017 Green Budget was published in February 2017.
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Freedom Charity campaign to end FGM

February 6, 2017
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A national campaign to end female genital mutilation was launched in February 2017, to coincide with the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
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Jo Cox Commission to tackle loneliness – #HappyToChat

January 31, 2017

The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness was launched in January 2017. It aims to start a national conversation about the scale and impact of loneliness in the UK.
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Lenehan Review into Care of Children with Learning Disabilities

January 30, 2017
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Dame Christine Lenehan published a review into what practical action could be taken to co-ordinate care, support and treatment for children and young people with complex needs in January 2017.
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Social Mobility, the Class Pay Gap and Intergenerational Worklessness: New Insights from the Labour Force Survey

January 27, 2017
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The Social Mobility Commission published their report on social mobility, the class pay gap and intergenerational worklessness in January 2017. The report made use of new socio-economic background questions within the UK Labour Force Survey (LFS).
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Overlooked and Overrepresented – Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children in the youth justice system

January 26, 2017

The Traveller Movement published a report on Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children in the youth justice system in December 2016. The report found that Gypsy, Traveller and Roma children report greater levels of need and worse experiences in custody than other children.
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The Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index for 2017

January 25, 2017

The Prince's Trust published their Macquarie Youth Index in January 2017; reporting that young people's happiness and wellbeing were at their lowest levels since the study was first commissioned in 2009.
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APPG on Social Mobility report – The Class Ceiling: Increasing Access to the Leading Professions

January 24, 2017

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility published their report 'The class ceiling: Increasing access to the leading professions' in January 2017. This report summarised the APPG's inquiry on access into leading professions and made recommendations.
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Disabled Children’s Research Forum – 30 June 2017

January 18, 2017

The University of Suffolk is hosting the annual Disabled Children’s Research Forum on 30 June 2017. The event is free, and held in the Auditorium at the Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, IP4 1QJ.
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MHT Report and Government Response – The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

January 9, 2017
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The Mental Health Taskforce produced The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health in February 2016, making 58 recommendations to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health. The Government responded in January 2017.
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Children’s Commissioner Report – The Support Provided to Young Carers in England

January 6, 2017
11 Million (the Childrens Commissioner for England)

The office of the Children's Commissioner produced a report on the support provided to young carers in England in December 2016. The report highlighted that more than 160,000 children in England have formal caring responsibilities - and of these, 130,000 are missing out on support from local authorities.
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IFS Report – Inheritances and Inequality Across and Within Generations

January 5, 2017
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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) produced a report on inheritance and inequality in January 2017.
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CRAE report: State of Children’s Rights in England

December 9, 2016
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he Children's Rights Alliance for England received their report, the State of Children's Rights in England, in December 2016.
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Stonewall survey for LGBT young people aged 11-19

December 9, 2016
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Stonewall launched a survey for LGBT young people aged 11-19 in December 2016. This survey is being carried out for Stonewall by researchers in the Centre for Family Research at the University of Cambridge. The survey is about what life in Britain is like as an LGBT young person.
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Young Women’s Trust report: Young, Female and Forgotten?

December 9, 2016
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The Young Women's Trust published a report, 'Young, Female and Forgotten?', in late 2016.
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Young Women’s Trust report: ‘Work It Out’

December 9, 2016
Young Women's Trust

The Young Women's Trust published a report, 'Work It Out', in late 2016, on effective employment support for young women. The Trust's Work It Out service incorporates one-to-one coaching and personalised feedback on job applications to support young women in their search for work.
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European Network on Statelessness campaign infographic: #StatelessKids

November 23, 2016

The European Network on Statelessness published its second #StatelessKids campaign infographic in November 2016. It explains how children get their nationality, why they become stateless and what states need to do to end childhood statelessness.
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End Child Poverty data: Poverty in your Area 2016

November 17, 2016
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End Child Poverty published figures on the level of child poverty in each constituency, local authority and ward in the UK in November 2016. The data by constituency is mapped out in a poverty map.
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BRAP report: ‘Missing in action? Why youth provision needs rethinking – before it’s too late’

November 11, 2016
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BRAP produced a report, 'Missing in action? Why youth provision needs rethinking - before it's too late', in November 2016.
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New Belongings programme evaluation

October 28, 2016
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The Department for Education published a research report into the New Belongings programme, written by Jo Dixon and Claire Baker, in October 2016.
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JCHR report on the Children and Social Work Bill

October 15, 2016
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The Joint Committee on Human Rights published its report on the Children and Social Work Bill in October 2016.
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CRAE briefing on policing and youth justice: Children Speak Out

October 15, 2016
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The Children's Rights Alliance for England published their new briefing, Children Speak Out, in October 2016. The briefing draws on a survey and in-depth focus group consultations with nearly 1,000 children and young people across England.
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Young Women’s Trust report: No Country For Young Women

October 15, 2016
Young Women's Trust

The Young Women's Trust published their 2016 annual survey report 'No Country For Young Women' in September 2016. The report draws on findings from a major poll of 4,000 18-30 year olds, carried out by Populus Data Solutions,
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Independent human rights film: ‘The Boy Who Changed The Law’

October 15, 2016

Debora Singer produced an independent human rights film, The Boy Who Changed The Law, which was released in October 2016.
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JCHR inquiry into the UK’s record on children’s rights

September 15, 2016
Parliament

The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry into the UK's record on children's rights. The inquiry follows the UK assessment of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, and will consider both the recommendations made by the Committee, as well as considering any implications for children's rights of the Children and Social Work Bill. The deadline for submitting was 7 October 2016.
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Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools inquiry and report

September 15, 2016

In April 2016 the Women and Equalities Select Committee launched the first parliamentary inquiry into the scale and impact of sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools. The Committee now invites stakeholders to assess the strength of evidence submitted by the Government to the Committee's inquiry. The deadline for comments was midday on 5 July.
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Consultation on a Child Poverty Bill for Scotland

August 31, 2016
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The Scottish Government is consulting on proposals for a Child Poverty Bill. The consultation opened on 8 August and closed on 30 September 2016.
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House of Lords EU Committee report: Unaccompanied migrant children

August 18, 2016
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The House of Lords European Union Committee published a report, 'Children in crisis: unaccompanied migrant children in the EU', in July 2016.
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