child protection

The parent snatchers: The School for Good Mothers, by Jessamine Chan, reviewed

2 April 2022 9:00 am

Frida Liu, the 39-year-old mother of a toddler named Harriet, has a very bad day which will haunt her for…

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and our broken child protection system

5 December 2021 6:00 pm

The official sentencing remarks on the short life and cruel death of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes begin with this trigger warning from…

Improbable, unconvincing and lazy - Ian McEwan’s latest is unforgivable

6 September 2014 9:00 am

The Children Act could hardly be more attuned to the temper of the times, appearing just as our newspapers are…