Posts Tagged ‘child protection

14
Nov
08

On air: When should children be taken away from their parents?

The UK papers, news message boards and blogs have been dominated over the last few days with stories questioning how a baby, who suffered horrendous abuse at the hands of it’s mother and two men, was killed in his own home despite regular visits from care workers. Sadly it’s not the first case.

What is the best way to protect children; keep them with their parents and monitored by care workers, or put them in care? What about when mistakes are made? Children are taken away from the family home, only to find out years later that abuse allegations were false. Continue reading ‘On air: When should children be taken away from their parents?’

26
Jun
08

Talking points 27 June

Good morning! It’s a slightly bleary-eyed Priya blogging today after last night’s Euro 2008 semi final in an especially boisterous World Service bar. Thanks Mike and Bob for watching the blog while I slept.

It’s also Fuchsia’s last day on the programme 😦 From now on she will be far far away from us (sitting about three desks down at Newshour). So I’ll begin with her suggestion:

Is there anything wrong with swearing?

She has blogged about it already, so keep leaving your comments there.
Continue reading ‘Talking points 27 June’




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