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Risk of poverty in UK greater when father is sole breadwinner, finds IFS

11 July 2017
Families who rely on a fathers’ earnings alone are at greater risk of poverty than other households, with average incomes stagnant for the past 15 years, according to analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.

Thousands of children sexting, police say

11 July 2017
Thousands of children, including a boy aged five, have been investigated for sexting, the BBC has learned.

More than half of disabled people feel lonely

11 July 2017
The disability charity Sense have released a new report for the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness. 

Babies at risk of 'adoption by stealth', family charity warns

11 July 2017
Mothers may find temporary arrangements turn into permanent adoption under fostering for adoption scheme, with limited access to free legal advice.

‘When it all goes right': how a brilliant AMHP helped me in a crisis

11 July 2017
Alexa blogs for Community Care on how a fantastic AMHP (Approved Mental Health Professional) helped her when she'd hit crisis point. 

An analysis of 2 decades of efforts to improve social mobility

28 June 2017
Two decades of government efforts to improve social mobility have failed to deliver enough progress in reducing the gap between Britain’s ‘haves and have nots’, the Social Mobility Commission warns today (28 June 2017) in a hard-hitting new report.

Government "ignoring children's social care crisis"

27 June 2017
Council leaders and children's campaigners have criticised the government for failing to tackle the "children's social care crisis" as part of its legislative programme for the new parliament.

Almost half of trans pupils in UK have attempted suicide, survey finds

27 June 2017
Stonewall survey shows eight out of 10 trans young people bullied at school or college have self-harmed, despite instances of LGBT bullying decreasing.
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