Latest Singapore News and Headlines, Top Stories and Alternative Perspectives.
— Read on theindependent.sg/lee-kuan-yews-gay-grandson-publicly-comes-out-of-the-closet/
Advances in medical science and shifts in attitudes to the meaning of family have led to a growth in non-traditional methods of procreation, including surrogacy.Ministry of Justice figures show that in the ten years to 2016, the number of parental order applications — the process by which legal pare
— Read on www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/how-the-law-is-catching-up-with-surrogacy-zn988n0rv
Resolution, The Law Society and Women’s Aid issue joint call to government to urgently ban cross-examination of victims by their abusers in the family courts – Womens Aid
— Read on www.womensaid.org.uk/resolution-the-law-society-and-womens-aid-issue-joint-call-to-government-to-urgently-ban-cross-examination-of-victims-by-their-abusers-in-the-family-courts/
A rising number of children are contacting Childline about feelings of isolation and loneliness, new figures show. Childline has revealed that the NSPCC-supported service has delivered 4,636 counselling sessions for loneliness in 2017/18.
A rising number of children are contacting Childline about feelings of isolation and loneliness, new figures show.
Childline has revealed that the NSPCC-supported service has delivered 4,636 counselling sessions for loneliness in 2017/18.
This is only second year loneliness data has been recorded – it used to go down as “low self-esteem” or “unhappiness” – and the figures highlight a 14 per cent rise on the year before, when it assisted 4,063 young people struggling with feelings of isolation.
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/life-style/lonely-children-uk-rise-childline-counselling-girls-teenagers-social-media-a8428166.html
To be able to try this service, the child or children must live within one of these court areas (you’ll be able to check this on the next page).
You’ll also need to meet the following criteria:
• you are a parent of the child or children
• you and the other person (the respondent) are both over 18
• you do not have a solicitor representing you
• you do not have a signed draft court order you want the court to consider making legally binding
— Read on apply-to-court-about-child-arrangements.dsd.io/
Read Growing number of children at risk of multiple dangers, charity warns and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
— Read on www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/2005482/growing-number-of-children-at-risk-of-multiple-dangers-charity-warns
Read Popular early years interventions lack evidence, study finds and the latest children services news & best practice on Children & Young People Now
— Read on www.cypnow.co.uk/cyp/news/2005495/popular-early-years-interventions-lack-evidence-study-finds
The Home Office is profiteering from children’s right to citizenship
— Read on www.amnesty.org.uk/actions/home-office-stop-profiteering-childrens-rights
By Carlos Ponce While preparing for a recent move to St. Louis, Missouri, the first item I packed was my dearest possession, an old faded picture of
— Read on mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN1JL1QX
Discover how Coram offers children and young people ground-breaking art and music Creative Therapies at the Coram Campus in London, in schools and in the community.
— Read on www.coram.org.uk/how-we-do-it/our-creative-therapies
The second blogpost by Ella Dhillon considers how our treatment of puppies compares to our treatment of looked-after children.
— Read on howardleague.org/blog/whos-treated-better-puppies-or-looked-after-children/
Tell the council if you’re worried that an older person is being neglected, threatened or being taken advantage of – also known as ‘elder abuse’
— Read on www.gov.uk/report-abuse-of-older-person
Changes to the UK Immigration Rules relating to partnership from July 2012
— Read on uklgig.org.uk/
Crimes committed against someone because of their race, religion, sexuality, disability or gender are hate crimes – how to report them to the police
— Read on www.gov.uk/report-hate-crime
Diversity and disability: the equality challenge – Personnel Today
— Read on www.personneltoday.com/hr/diversity-and-disability-the-equality-challenge/
Head of Practice (National Improvement Service)
— Read on cafcass.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1245625.(National.Improvement.Service).&location=Flexible&rsid=13865&ad=696427
The Disappearing Trial Report | Fair Trials
— Read on www.fairtrials.org/the-disappearing-trial-report/
MPs want a change to the Children’s Act to ensure extended family can see children after divorce.
— Read on www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44028473
Had the appeal been entertained, it would have determined whether children born in the UK but without British citizenship count as “persons from abroad” for the purposes of section 185 of the Housing Act 1996.
— Read on www.freemovement.org.uk/case-on-housing-rights-of-uk-born-children-dismissed-as-academic/
The Guardian today reports that lack of no-fault divorce in England and Wales is forcing separating couples into unnecessary and unsuccessful courtroom battles to establish who caused the breakdown, according to a report by the Nuffield Foundation.
In my experience as a mediator, this is very true but not just for couples divorcing but for a whole range of commercial and employment disputes, customer complaints and grievances – they are often settled by mediation or it that fails, by binding arbitration. Further more, the cost saving is enormous.
Nuffield Foundation says outdated law needs a no-fault divorce option
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/apr/26/divorce-blame-game-leads-to-futile-court-battles-new-study-finds
The Howard League has worked directly with young people to develop a sentencing toolkit to ensure better outcomes for children facing sentence in the criminal courts.
— Read on howardleague.org/legal-work/sentencing-toolkit/
“Children don’t appreciate they are in court, not on a computer game” | Penelope Gibbs | LinkedIn
— Read on www.linkedin.com/pulse/children-dont-appreciate-court-computer-game-penelope-gibbs/
The Real Reason You Don’t Believe I’m Autistic | The Autism Pastor
— Read on autismpastor.com/
With research saying that the happiness of young Brits has never been lower we’d like to hear what you think
— Read on www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/06/tell-us-why-you-think-young-people-in-britain-are-so-unhappy