In Depth

Gangs and Criminal Exploitation: Special Report

A rise in gang violence and youth crime has prompted policymakers to develop legislation to tackle the threats and boost funding for statutory and voluntary agencies to support child criminal exploitation victims.

Restraint of children: Legal update

Coram Children's Legal Centre explores new guidance on restraint and restrictive interventions for children with SEND.

Asylum support: six key asks

A group of young people in care and affected by asylum have devised advice on how best to support them.

Securing support for children with SEN

In the context of funding shortfalls for children with special educational needs, Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram, looks at the increase in appeals against local authority decisions.

Gangs and Criminal Exploitation: Policy context

Defining exploitation The Children's Society's recent Counting Livesreport sets out the variety of forms child criminal exploitation (CCE) can take. It can include children being forced to work in cannabis factories, being coerced into moving drugs or money,...