Children and Young People Now - Youth Justice

The most recent articles from youth justice
  1. Young people reveal violent treatment in secure care homes

    The report by Social Care Wales looked at the experiences of 10- to 17-year-olds from Wales who are being deprived of their liberty in secure accommodation across the UK. This includes details of violent...

  2. Taylor announces departure from YJB

    In an email to board staff today, Taylor confirmed he would not be reapplying to be chair when his current one-year term ends in March 2020. In the email, he said the decision not to reapply had been...

  3. Base police officers in schools, urges children's commissioner

    The call is one of six core demands in the report Guess How Much We Love You - a Manifesto for Children - which commissioner Anne Longfield is urging political parties to include in their own upcoming...

  4. YOI fails to address violent incidents among young people

    Three quarters of incidents of violence and self-harm at Swinfen Hall Young Offender Institution have been found to be carried out by 18- to 20-year-olds, when just half the inmates are of this age. ...

  5. Early Help: Special Report

    The past decade has seen increased recognition of the importance of intervening earlier in the lives of disadvantaged children and young people to improve the chances of averting poor outcomes - whether...