In Depth


Election 2015: Party Policy Guide

Derren Hayes has trawled the manifestos to provide the definitive guide to what the main parliamentary parties are pledging on key issues for children, young people and families.


Election Interviews: Political parties make distinct choices for children and families

With just over a week to go until the general election, Neil Puffett asks key Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat spokesmen to outline their visions for the children's sector should their party form the next government.


Professionals gather to protect children at risk of sexual abuse

CYP Now's Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation conference brought together some of the leading experts in the field to share best practice in preventing and protecting children and young people from sexual abuse.


Multi-agency response needed to tackle female genital mutilation

Guidance issued by the Department of Health outlines the type of issues commissioners need to take into account when setting up services across different parts of the country to treat and support FGM victims.


More work is required to achieve 26-week care proceedings target

As Ministry of Justice figures reveal that 44 per cent of family court cases are missing the 26-week duration limit, experts look at this complex issue and assess what can be done to reduce unnecessary system delays.