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Let's be ready to answer for our children's rights record

Children’s commissioner for England Maggie Atkinson looks ahead as the UNCRC marks its Silver Jubilee.

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Legal Update: Rights of migrant care leavers

Without permanent immigration status, young migrant or refugee care leavers face an uncertain time, says Kamena Dorling, policy and programmes manager, Coram Children's Legal Centre.

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Commissioner plans spark concern

Giving regional tsars more powers to intervene in schools could harm support for vulnerable children, experts warn.

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Ousted DCS defends record

"Arcane" technology and lack of support are behind slow progress in Somerset, says Peter Lewis.

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Sector divided over merits of mandatory abuse reporting

Recent high-profile child abuse cases have led to a growing support for mandatory reporting of abuse allegations. But some experts believe such moves could have unintended consequences that could harm the child protection system.

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