Government 'failing to act over vulnerable children's rights'

Joe Lepper
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Children's rights in the UK are worsening, especially for the most vulnerable young people suffering from mental health issues, poverty and whose lives are blighted by crime, a report has said.

Barnardo's found that around two thirds of care leavers with mental health problems do not receive specialist support. Picture: Shutterstock
Barnardo's found that around two thirds of care leavers with mental health problems do not receive specialist support. Picture: Shutterstock

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