Tag Archives: Children

Lets prevent this risk taking


In a society where numerous laws are created to protect people from one another, it is perhaps not a surprise that there will be some people who see certain laws as restrictive and preventing us from finding new ways of … Continue reading

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Children and Young People need to be heard


The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has just published its fifth review of the UK and has highlighted a raft of “serious concerns” about our nations treatment of vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people. An article … Continue reading

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Lets stop sending innocent children to prison!


According to a report recently published by the Howard League for Penal Reform, Sussex Police detained 1564 children in custody cells overnight during 2011. Although this was a drop of 9% when compared to 2010 the number of girls detained rose from … Continue reading

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A Test for Innocents?


I have no professional understanding of education and confess that my own educational attainment is not something which looks very coherent on a job application form. However I have two grown up children who I have seen grow from their birth … Continue reading

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