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We Must Listen To Our Children

The latest in a series of blog posts for the Huffington Post from our Policy & Research Manager Chloë focuses on the exemption clauses in the children and Social Work Bill. 

"Listening to children is powerful. It is their right, it is the right thing to do, and it makes things better.
At Become we’ve worked with children in care and care leavers for 25 years, and we have fought constantly for each child growing up in care to be heard. That’s how we know that policy making is often inaccessible to children and young people, and it’s why we run projects like Passport to Parliament and campaigns like Hopes and Dreams - to help children who often feel disenfranchised or alienated from decision-makers to have a say about what they want to change."

Read the full article on the Huffington Post here.