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Is lockdown the issue for preventable deaths or a failure to implement existing legislation?

VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Star Hobson, at the hands of her mother and her mother’s […]

Implementation is key to improving services for children

VCF – The Victoria Climbié Foundation UK welcomes the proposal to fund specialist support services within the Domestic Abuse Strategy and its focus on improving services […]

Is institutional racism at the heart of discriminatory policies for schools?

We think aspects of culture and faith should be embedded in child safeguarding policies and practices In the wake of recent reports on Pimlico Academy, it […]

VCF supports mothers from across the world striving to keep children healthy

8 March 2021 International Women’s Day 2021 This International Women’s Day, we have in our minds and hearts the mothers who continue each day to strive […]

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 […]