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


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 […]

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 […]

Why the current future is bleak for BME children in care

VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK seeks to understand why so many children are placed in care, in circumstances that do not benefit them in […]

Is effective family engagement too challenging, or do we not care – enough?

A VCF-commissioned report offers a realistic approach to engaging children and families within child protection. Evidence from a pilot study suggests that more should be done […]

How safe are our children in a public protection system?

Embed from Getty Images VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK believes that far fewer children could be removed than is currently the case, particularly from […]