VCF comments are used to inform and influence child protection policies and practice; fuelled by our advocacy work with children and families

20/12/2016

Engaging communities and families; a community-led response to emerging national and international crisis for children

20 December 2016 Engaging communities and families; a community-led response to emerging national and international crisis for children With the uncertainty of ‘Brexit’ (the result of the […]
26/09/2016

VCF calls for more practical approach to FGM in the UK

26 September 2016: VCF calls for more practical approach to FGM in the UK The Home Affairs Committee has published its latest report on FGM prevention, […]
17/05/2016

Open Letter to Inspectorates for Children’s Services, and Crown Prosecution Service

18 May 2016 OPEN LETTER TO OFSTED, CARE QUALITY COMMISSION, HM INSPECTORATE OF CONSTABULARY, HM INSPECTORATE OF PROBATION – AND THE CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE Dear Sir/Madam […]
29/03/2016

Why do we urge public reporting of child abuse, if we are not prepared to listen?

VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK believes that a national campaign urging the public to report child abuse is unlikely to deliver on its stated […]
08/01/2016

2016: What next for child protection?

The following VCF comment was posted online in November 2010 yet the message is largely the same today, as it was then. Again, the narrative is that […]