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Social services: Is it just about the money?

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll know that I’m in care (although, classed as a care leaver now). I’ve been fortunate enough that I’ve only been moved to 3 different placements in the 4 and a half years of me being looked after by the local authority. 397 more words

Three Alberta children died in government care in the past six weeks, province reveals

EDMONTON — Three children in government care have died in the past six weeks in Alberta, including an eight-month-old baby.

The province revealed the deaths Thursday, and vowed to make all such deaths public within four days. 328 more words

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National Child Day focuses on Aboriginal children in care

REGINA – The United Nations is marking 25 years since the convention on the rights of the child; however Saskatchewan’s child and youth advocate says there’s still work to be done, including reducing the highly disproportionate number of Aboriginal children in care. 223 more words

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Private companies tortured children - now running children's homes and services

(not satire – it’s G4S and SERCO)

Private companies G4S and SERCO have agreed to pay out £100,000 in compensation for restraining torturing kids.

This illegal “restraining” by staff working for subsidiary companies belonging to the two multi-billion pound conglomerates has even resulted in… 192 more words

Hopeless Naivety

digger666 reblogged this on digger666 and commented:

Little wonder they have so much trouble keeping track of prisoners...