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Eating disorders: how do we improve the body image of our boys and girls?

Eating disorders: how do we improve the body image of our boys and girls? | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
Glen Poole: Children need to know they don't have to be sexy or successful to be loved. Let's start by valuing ourselves and each other
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UK set for youth business boom

UK set for youth business boom | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
A new report by The Prince's Trust and The Royal Bank of Scotland has revealed that thirty per cent of young people believe they will be self-employed in the future. The UK could be on the brink of a youth business boom.
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G4S are now teaching and looking after our children. Are we all mad?

G4S are now teaching and looking after our children. Are we all mad? | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
(Not satire - it's G4S!) I might be a bit slow so forgive me, but I thought the disgraced private security company G4S who so badly f***ed up the Olympics security contract was .... well ... a priv...
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Are G4S taking over the world?  I wouldn't leave  a dead hamster in their care....

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We need to talk to children about porn - EducationGuardian.co.uk

We need to talk to children about porn - EducationGuardian.co.uk | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
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Today's report from the children's commissioner for England highlights just how complicated the picture is.
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The tragic text before teenager took his life - Local - Chorley Guardian

A Chorley teenager sent his girlfriend a chilling text saying: ‘I won’t be here much longer’ just hours before being found hanged.
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This is the beginning of a story.... a true story, that made up the short life of a local Lancashire boy who fell victim to family breakdown while in the "care" of Children's Social Services in Lancashire. It is a story of many parts and it is a story of tradgey, love and loss

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Funds allocated to help vol sector compete for offender rehabilitation work

Funds allocated to help vol sector compete for offender rehabilitation work | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
A package aimed at enabling charities to win contracts for probation services has been announced by the Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Justice

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Russell Webster's curator insight, May 16, 2013 4:13 AM

"social ventures intending to become prime providers or work in the rehabilitation supply chain, and bidding forcontracts valued at £500,000 or more, could apply for grants up to £150,000"

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Youth justice system 'failing Britain's vulnerable children' / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star

Youth justice system 'failing Britain's vulnerable children' / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
Youth justice system 'failing Britain's vulnerable children' / Britain / Britain/World / Home - Morning Star
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East African Muslim women on female genital mutilation: ‘We were not meant to enjoy sex. We were supposed to be machines to have babies.’ | Musa Okwonga | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

East African Muslim women on female genital mutilation: ‘We were not meant to enjoy sex. We were supposed to be machines to have babies.’ | Musa Okwonga | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
On the last day of my Easter holidays, Dr. Phoebe Abe (or, as I know her, my mother) sat down in her living room with me and several women from Somalia, Egypt and Sudan.
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And still nobody has been charrged with this offeence in the UK.  We need to be very aware of young girls missing from school - especially as move towards the summer break

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Tackling youth unemployment: How will the Youth Contract deliver ...

The Youth Contract was introduced by the government to help address the number of young people who are 'NEET' (not in employment, education or training). You can find out more about the Youth Contract by clicking here.


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Nick Clegg casts doubt on coalition's childcare reforms

Nick Clegg casts doubt on coalition's childcare reforms | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
Lib Dem leader calls one adult looking after six two-year-olds a 'nightmare' and says decision must be led by evidence (We will not be increasing our ratios in line with the proposals due to children's safety.
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A.N. Other: Care Kid Needing Hope - Teenage Whisperer

A.N. Other: Care Kid Needing Hope - Teenage Whisperer | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
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A moving insight to what is behind the kids that have been discarded and treated like throw aways

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Christian Brothers to pay $16M for abuse of children - USA TODAY

Christian Brothers to pay $16M for abuse of children - USA TODAY | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
Christian Brothers to pay $16M for abuse of children USA TODAY The North American branch of the "Irish" Christian Brothers will pay $16.5 million to more than 400 men and women who were sexually or physically abused as children by members of the...
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Parents With Disabilities Have Greater Risk of Losing Custody of Their Children

Parents With Disabilities Have Greater Risk of Losing Custody of Their Children | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
A report from the National Council on Disability finds that parents with physical or mental disabilities have a greater risk of losing custody of their children. The study says that the U.S. legal ...

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Children at risk need your help

Children at risk need your help | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
Over 100,000 children run away every year. Learn about our campaign and take action today to help make young runaways safe.
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They Call It Resilience — Children’s Rights

They Call It Resilience — Children’s Rights | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
They Call It Resilience — Children’s Rights
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From the archive, 9 May 1956: Why children join street gangs

From the archive, 9 May 1956: Why children join street gangs | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 9 May 1956: Peer pressure, intimidation, a culture of secrecy and a sense of belonging makes it hard for children to break free
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From the archive, 9 May 1956: Why children join street gangs

From the archive, 9 May 1956: Why children join street gangs | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 9 May 1956: Peer pressure, intimidation, a culture of secrecy and a sense of belonging makes it hard for children to break free
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Poster 'only fully visible to kids'

Poster 'only fully visible to kids' | Youth Matters | Scoop.it
A poster printed in such a way as to only allow children to see the full image has been used in an anti-abuse campaign in Spain. (RT @JWaddicor: Wow.
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