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The Who Cares? Trust is a voice for children in care. Everything we do is designed to improve the day to day experience of children and young people in care - and their future lives.

What's new in care

Legal loophole leaves 16-18 year olds at risk of abuse unprotected

Legal loophole leaves 16-18 year olds at risk of abuse unprotected

December 2014

The Children’s Society is calling for a change to the law to protect all under-18s from neglect or ill-treatment, including child sexual exploitation, when they debate the Serious Crime Bill in early January 2015.

At present, the law only protects children from child cruelty until their 16th birthday.


Entitlements Inquiry - what's changed one year on?

Entitlements Inquiry - what's changed one year on?

December 2014

Children in care and young care leavers are still not getting the support that they are legally entitled to, according to a report from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Looked After Children and Care Leavers (APPG).

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