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

09/08/2017

Government ‘anti-radicalisation’ strategy presents a counter-intuitive approach for social work with children and families

VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK is concerned with the increasing numbers of children being kept on child protection plans, despite concluding Section 47 investigations, […]
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 […]