Young people share emotional stories and put forward their solutions to tackle knife crime

South London’s youth ‘leaders of the future’ have shared emotional real-life stories and put forward their solutions on how to tackle knife crime in their communities. Organisers of the event, in memory of Damilola Taylor, hope to inspire change and encourage community strength to prove “it takes a village to raise a child”.

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Lambeth council made it easy for staff to abuse children in care homes says new report

Children in care of Lambeth council were subjected to levels of cruelty and sexual abuse that are “hard to comprehend”, a new inquiry has found. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse found that the council had received complaints of sexual abuse from 705 former residents of Shirley Oaks, South Vale and Angell Road care homes.

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