Poppy Widdison’s mother and ex-partner both jailed for 13 years

The mother of Poppy Widdison and ex-partner both jailed for 13 years The mother of Poppy Widdison, Michala Pyke, and her ex-partner John Rytting have today both been jailed...

Suffer the Little Children campaign launched

Suffer the Little Children campaign launched Legal Action for Women have today launched their Suffer the Little Children dossier, documenting the struggle faced by mothers’ in the family...

Social Workers did not kill Poppy Widdison

Social Workers did not kill Poppy Widdison Poppy Widdison died in 2013 after suffering a cardiac arrest. Her little life fading out after she collapsed on the floor of a...

“When my dad hurt my mum, my heart felt like popping”...

“When my dad hurt my mum, my heart felt like popping”: The Story of Kobe Bennett A twelve-year-old boy from Tasmania has received a Human Rights Award for his...

‘Funny’ Facebook videos are normalising domestic abuse

'Funny' Facebook videos are normalising domestic abuse If you've been anywhere near Facebook over the past year, you'll have likely come across one of the new found social media...

Talking to children about Terrorism

Talking to children about Terrorism The horrific terrorist attack on a Christmas Market in Berlin, carried out as innocent people soaked up the festive spirit only six days before...

Social Work innovation is not the answer to all our problems

Social Work innovation is not the answer to all our problems 'Innovation, innovation, innovation'. The oft-repeated line from the powers that be within Social Work reminds me of Tony...

In memory of Anas al-Basha: The Clown of Aleppo

In memory of Anas al-Basha: The Clown of Aleppo ‘He lived to make children laugh... in the darkest place' Anas al-Basha, known throughout the world as The Clown of Aleppo,...

Father found guilty of murdering his son, Oskar Jobey Kennedy

Father found guilty of murdering his son, Oskar Jobey Kennedy A 20-year old father from Heysham, Lancashire, has today been convicted of murdering his seven-month-old son. Returning their verdict, the...

Children are not commodities to be bartered on the open market

Children are not commodities to be bartered on the open market Over the past few days, Social Workers have been hit with two revelations that threaten to significantly change...