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01/07/2013

VCF offers a cautious welcome to new Serious Case Review Panel

Print Version: VCF offers a cautious welcome to new Serious Case Review Panel VCF cautiously welcomes the establishment of a new panel that becomes operational today, […]
12/11/2012

BASPCAN-commissioned research promotes family involvement in case reviews

A STUDY OF FAMILY INVOLVEMENT IN CASE REVIEWS: MESSAGES FOR POLICY AND PRACTICE Commissioned by the British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse […]
14/08/2012
New data available for CALFB

National Action Plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief

On 14 August 2012, the Government launched its National Action Plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief, informed by a Working Group comprising […]
07/06/2012

Why contempt for families often overrides the protection of children

How many times do we advocate the oft-used phrase ‘Safeguarding Children is Everyone’s Responsibility’. Whilst at a basic human level this is indeed true, these words […]
23/03/2012

It is not illegal to believe in witchcraft, for many it has its roots in ancient traditions…

In the wake of the Kristy Bamu trial that led to the sentencing of his sister Magalie, and her partner Eric Bikubi for murder, VCF attempts […]