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In the News: Children's rights, Adopting improves quality of life

Published: 02.05.13

A round up of the latest features and articles relevant to adoptive families.
In the News: Children's rights, Adopting improves quality of life

State of children's rights in England 2012

Review of Government action on United Nations' recommendations for strengthening children's rights in the UK. Children's Rights Alliance 2013

Thousands of children repeatedly go missing from care

The NSPCC is calling for urgent action to protect children in care from sexual exploitation NSPCC 24/4/13

How three adoption services became one award-winning organisation

Three north-west councils have created a pioneering shared adoption service that has improved outcomes and saved money. Guardian 25/4/13

How adopting a child is the best way to improve your quality of life

Having children improves your quality of life, even if you are a step-parent or have adopted a child, a new study has concluded. Telegraph 26/4/13

Councils praised for 45% rise in children placed for adoption

Good news for adoption rates and recruitment, but ADCS stresses adoption is "not just a numbers game." Community Care 24/4/13