Neglected older children are too often going “unseen” as authorities fail to recognise the abuse and trauma they have experienced and instead consider them to be the “problem”, a report has warned. Teenagers escaping neglectful homes are going missing, falling into exploitation and being drawn into criminal activity, as police and social services struggle to
More than half of young people feel “unaccepted” by their peers, teachers or families, a new poll has revealed. Nearly 60 percent felt they could be themselves around others for fear of being judged. It also emerged 72 percent of respondents have been prevented from getting a good night’s rest because of their worries.  Read more A quarter