Human rights in two families’ battles to expose the truth about the death of their sons

Pui-Yi Cheng writes about the human rights tragedies of two disabled young men who died in care: Nico loved music, slapstick comedy and being at the centre of attention. He was born with cerebral palsy and later diagnosed with multiple profound learning disabilities. Nico’s parents, Rosi and Ian, wanted him to have a life filled …

The unacceptable truth that children in England are going without the basics

Nicky Hawkins blogs about how the government is still failing to make sure our children’s most basic needs are met: As a relatively new mother, I’m struck by the relentless stream of everyday worries and mundane but important decisions that are part and parcel of parenthood. Back-to-back illnesses, childcare choices and the sleepless nights everyone warns …