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Legal Update: Trafficking and safe passages

Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram Children's Legal Centre, considers a report that highlights failings in the UK government's response to addressing child trafficking.

EU national children in the UK

Some EU national children living in the UK may be British but not know it, so it is important families are aware of their rights, says Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Children's rights online

Frances Trevena, head of policy and programmes at Coram's Children's Legal Centre, argues that children and young people need better digital education to safeguard their rights in the online world.

Legal Update: NHS cost recovery proposals

Patients may soon need to present identification to access NHS treatment. Gargie Ahmad, intern at Coram Children's Legal Centre, considers the impact on undocumented migrant children and families.

Legal Update: Children and Social Work Bill

Marianne Lagrue, project officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines the government's recent defeat in the House of Lords over controversial exemption clauses in the Children and Social Work Bill.

Legal Update: Expanding the school census

New guidance on the collection of school census data should not affect any child's right to access compulsory education, writes Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Exclusions guidance withdrawn

Kirsten Anderson, research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre, examines a legal challenge against the Education Secretary that has led to the withdrawal of controversial new exclusions guidance.

Legal Update: Forced marriage outlawed

Will a new law criminalising forced marriage provide better protection for children at risk, asks Kirsten Anderson, legal research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Legal Update: Concerns remain over legal aid

The government's small concessions over plans to cut legal aid are not enough to protect children's access to justice, argues Anita Hurrell, legal and policy officer at Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Child protection in sport

Sport should be hugely fulfilling, but it can lead to negative experiences for children and forms of abuse, warns Ruth Barnes, international research and policy manager at Coram Children's Legal Centre