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VCF UK
The Victoria Climbié Foundation advocates for children's rights, care & protection; provides legally-based, independent advocacy service for children & families
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VCF UK 1h
Replying to @FeatherstonePr2
Effective family engagement love this!
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orchidbird 16h
No experience no true understanding or empathy. Things will never change if the voices of those who survive it and know are not a part of the process.
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Louise Haigh MP Jun 22
Cuts to legal aid undermine our justice system and our rights. These cuts are causing specific problems in the family courts as, in the past six years, there has been a shocking 134% increase in the number of parents facing child custody cases without legal representation.
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VCF UK 18h
We can't speak directly to police numbers, however our advocacy outreach and casework service highlights; youth alienation & discrimination is rife with insufficient challenge or focus to reverse this trend by those paid by the public to safeguard & protect...
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Guilaine Kinouani Jun 22
Ppl are getting excited in my mentions because I said schools were institutionally racist. I am just going to repeat this for those are the back. School are racist. You cannot solve a problem that you do not want to see. Do better. And again, schools are racist.
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VCF UK 19h
Following decision on this day in 2016, our response to emerging national and international crisis for children
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VCF UK 19h
The beauty of this neighbourly intervention is that it highlights what can be achieved when families are effectively supported regardless of their circumstances leading to better outcomes for children
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Harold Braswell Jun 21
My mom was intellectually disabled. So I take an interest in this case in which a British judge will apparently force an intellectually disabled woman to have an abortion against her will, her mother's will, and the advice of her social worker. This thread may get intense/1
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BBC Question Time Jun 20
‘Stop waiting for them to be at risk… it’s too late’ This audience member says there should be more support for children and parents to tackle the root causes of knife crime.
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Mark Lamb Jun 21
Social worker who falsely accused dad of child abuse still in the job via
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B-MAG Jun 21
Theresa May urged to 'rescue her legacy' by keeping promises to refugee children:
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VCF UK Jun 22
Highlights potential issue with assessing/monitoring fast track adoptions...
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VCF UK Jun 22
Exactly this... thread
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VCF UK Jun 21
My week on Twitter 🎉: 9 Mentions, 912 Mention Reach, 21 Likes, 18 Retweets, 15.5K Retweet Reach. See yours with
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Rachel Williams Jun 21
Yesterday whilst in Norwich attending a craft group with survivors of da, when I mentioned Family Court you could see the look of fear & dread on these women’s faces. Please keep sharing we are just under 200k signatures. This system has to change
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Inês Simão Jun 21
BBC News - How Scotland stemmed the tide of knife crime
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AOPM Jun 21
Mother loses three of her sons in London murders
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VCF UK Jun 21
Responsibility for ensuring the rights, care & protection of children remains with statutory services. Let's talk about the levels of inappropriate removals of children into care, making this such a lucrative proposition. Are children's lives enhanced?
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@anitaishealing Jun 20
In the Uk if your a victim of domestic violence and you think you escaped the abuser think again familycourt hands the children back to the abuser,now hes in control again with a court order that you have to obey, doesn't matter if the children kick and scream they have no choice
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VCF UK Jun 21
Replying to @su_parveen
"I'll speak to my manager" the most oft-used words in current practice. Support workers no longer empowered/permitted to make own decisions and paying a heavy price
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