In Depth

Reshaping towns for young people

Too many town centres offer little for young people, but the Future High Streets Fund can tackle this.

Youth work reforms need universal focus

Youth charter and qualifications review can revitalise youth work, but experts call for a broad approach.

Partnerships to address violent crime

Youth charity supports government strategy's focus on community partnerships to tackle knife crime, but wants longer-term funding.

Social prescribers for children

StreetGames' project could be the first initiative to "prescribe" social support for struggling young people.

UK silent on UN youth strategy

Appointing a dedicated youth minister would help the UK implement the UN's strategy, say experts.