Children

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What might have saved Arthur-Labinjo Hughes | Letters
Letters: Readers on the killing of the six-year-old, and the failings of wider society that allowed his abuse

Letters

07, Dec, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Children’s television produced in Australia halved since Coalition scrapped quotas, report finds
Seven children’s shows were produced in last financial year – down from 14 – with six of those financed by the ABC

Amanda Meade

07, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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School lockdowns risk more cases like Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, says Ofsted head
Amanda Spielman warns ‘there is a minority of children who sadly are safer in school than out of it’

Richard Adams Education editor

07, Dec, 2021 @11:01 AM

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WhatsApp criticised for plan to let messages disappear after 24 hours
Children’s charities say change creates a ‘toxic cocktail of risk’ by making detection of abuse more difficult

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

06, Dec, 2021 @7:43 PM

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The Guardian view on Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: more lessons to learn | Editorial
Editorial: The promised review into the six-year-old’s death must not shy away from constraints linked to shrinking resources

Editorial

06, Dec, 2021 @7:12 PM

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Vaccinating children five to 11: when will they be eligible for Pfizer, and is it safe?
Australia’s TGA has granted provisional approval for the Covid jab for kids, and an Atagi recommendation will likely follow. Here’s what you should know

Donna Lu

06, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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After the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes, time to focus on children still at risk | Gaby Hinsliff
There has been an outcry about schooling missed during the pandemic. We need a similar approach to keep the vulnerable safe, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

06, Dec, 2021 @4:17 PM

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Hundreds of calls made to UK helpline about sexual abuse in schools
Incidents reported include name-calling, online abuse, unwanted touching, assault and rape

Sally Weale Education correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @3:10 PM

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‘They’ll fight for you’: how Scotland’s guardians change young refugees’ lives
Unique scheme offers arrivals continual support from navigating bureaucracy to grasping local slang

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

06, Dec, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Three in four girls have been sent sexual images via apps, report finds
Just over half of teenagers who had been sent non-consensual sexual images via social media apps reported it, the report finds

Richard Adams Education editor

06, Dec, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Covid: figures reveal vaccine lottery for children in England
South-east is the only region where at least half of 12- to 15-year-olds have been vaccinated

Richard Adams Education editor

05, Dec, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Campaigners threaten UK legal action over porn sites’ lack of age verification
Exclusive: failure to prevent children seeing online porn puts them at risk of abuse and lifelong trauma, say children’s safety groups

Harriet Grant and Dan Milmo

05, Dec, 2021 @10:24 PM

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