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

01/12/2020

Who or what is supporting children’s rights to care and protection?

The role of Children’s Commissioner was created under the Children Act 2004, following the Victoria Climbié child protection inquiry, and strengthened in the Children and Families […]
30/04/2019

Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief; where do we go from here?

Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief; where do we go from here? Understanding contexts for witchcraft or spirit possession; exploring implications for practice In this […]
22/01/2019

Census suggests 11% increase in cases of child abuse linked to faith or belief

22 January 2019 VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK welcomes the latest data on child abuse cases linked to faith or belief (CALFB). Overall, there […]
09/08/2017

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

9 August 2017 VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK is concerned with the increasing numbers of children being kept on child protection plans, despite concluding […]
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 […]