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In the News: My kids aren’t my ‘adopted kids’, failures to safeguard personal data, 54% jump in child sexual exploitation work

Published: 12.02.14

A selection of adoption related stories from this weeks news.
In the News: My kids aren’t my ‘adopted kids’, failures to safeguard personal data, 54% jump in child sexual exploitation work

My kids aren’t my ‘adopted kids’
The Woody Allen – Dylan Farrow saga is one of those train wrecks where we just can't avert our eyes no matter how hard we try. But for adoptive parents, it has an added layer of injury. Huffington Post 10/2/14

Councils and care agencies fail to safeguard personal data
Local authorities and independent fostering and adoption agencies are leaving themselves open to large fines by failing to adequately protect the personal data collected about looked-after children and potential carers. CYP 5/2/14

Barnardo’s announces 54% jump in child sexual exploitation work
Children's charity launches emergency appeal for £2.8m after spike in demand for sexual exploitation support Barnardo’s 3/2/14