children and families
children and families
childcare | women centres | domestic violence | parenting | gender equality | family leadership
Everyone in life is dealt a different card. Some have life easy, some have it hard.
A Dark Childhood
Claire Louise hopes her writing will help others reach out and get help.
Redesigning the Benefits System with Young People in Mind
Poverty for children in the UK is growing and its time for a revolutionary shift towards Universal Basic Income (UBI).
What Can We Do With Those Families?
Too often families are treated disrespectfully, even by those seeking to advance inclusion or person-centred work.
Those Who Can, Teach
This book is an eloquent testimony to the importance of investing in quality education to enrich the futures of all…
Pregnant in An Age of Compliance
An exploration of pregnancy amidst the myths of medical technology and power.
Los Maestros Como Líderes
Una breve guía para lograr una educación inclusiva y de calidad para todos.
Teachers As Leaders
A short guide to achieving inclusive and quality education for all.
Caregiving: A Puzzling Problem
Beverley Smith explores the perverse way in which care is undervalued, discounted and the perverse policies which…
ALLFIE Manifesto for Inclusive Education
The Alliance for Inclusive Education's (ALLFIE) manifesto demands Government moves to a fully inclusive education…
Adventurous Social Work
Tim Keilty on the reality of self-directed support for social workers and the need to help families develop solutions…
How Are the Children?
Are we achieving the goals set out in 1989 by the UN in The Convention on the Rights of the Child?
Estrategias para la Transformación Escolar
David Towell comparte otras notas sobre el desarrollo de estrategias para lograr la transformación escolar desde…
12 Lecciones de América Latina
Stephanía Duarte Mora y David Towell exploran cómo las asociaciones familiares nacionales están promoviendo el…
Strategies for School Transformation
David Towell shares further notes on developing strategies for achieving school transformation from within.
12 Lessons from Latin America
Stephanía Duarte Mora and David Towell explore how national family associations are promoting educational change…
Money as a Human Right
Maria Lyons combines an analysis of economics with an understanding of inclusion to offer a radical argument for basic…
Childcare Policy and the Economy
Childcare policy in the UK wrongly assumes that professionalised solutions are always best for children and…
Transgender Children and Social Work
This paper explores how social workers and professionals can approach an understanding of the complexity of working…
Life after Violence
An Inclusion Europe report on how women with intellectual disabilities cope with the violence they have experienced…
Manavodaya means Human Awakening and the Manavodaya Institute for Participatory Development is a powerful engine…
When the state takes children into its care it has a responsibility to support them into adulthood and as they become…
Now and Next
Sylvana Mahmic and Annick Janson describe the innovative leadership pipeline for families with young children with…
Families As Leaders
Three mothers of disabled children share their stories and the strategies they are pursuing to transform public…
The Great Troubled Families Fraud
Simon Duffy reviews Professor Gregg's book on the fraud and dishonesty behind the Troubled Families Programme.
Manavodaya - A Quiet Revolution
Carl Poll and Varun Vidyarthi describe the quiet revolution of participatory development, began by Manavodaya, in…
Promoviendo la educación inclusiva
Este último folleto usa el ejemplo de la provincia canadiense de Nueva Brunswick para ofrecer un marco para…
Manavodaya - Eight Steps in Action
Varun Vidyarthi outlines the Eights Steps in Action - the actions that underpin effective self-discipline for…
Poverty is not just lack of money, its also isolation, disadvantage and exclusion
Advancing Inclusive Education
Gordon Porter and David Towell offer a framework for transforming public education systems so as to provide inclusive…
Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family
Maria Lyons reviews a book which explores the celebrates caregiving as an essential role for men and women.
What Austerity Means for Women
Brooke Bates explores the impact of austerity on women in the UK at the level of the individual and civil society.
A Troubling Truth
Dr Claudia Gillberg reflects on her own experience of living with the chronic illness, myalgic encephalomyelitis or…
Taking Forward Women Centred Solutions
This guide shows how gendered approaches can help unlock solutions to complex problems, delivering multiple…
Siete Claves para la Educación Inclusiva
David Towell ofrece una perspectiva internacional sobre el desarrollo de la educación inclusiva.
Fomentar la Educación para Forjar una Sociedad Inclusiva
The Spanish translation of David Towell and Heidy Araque's paper on promoting education for an inclusive society.
Educación Para Un Mañana Mejor
Esta es la versión actualizada del folleto más reciente en la serie de folletos producida por David Towell y sus…
What's Wrong with Welfare Reform
A presentation given to bishops' spouses about Women Centred Solutions and what went wrong with welfare reform.
The Adelante Foundation in Honduras
David Towell reports on his visit to a Foundation in Honduras promoting the empowerment and employment of…
Women Centred Solutions
Women Centred Working has been established to share information on women centred approaches for women with complex…
The Power of WomenCentre
WomenCentre is a pioneering social innovation based in Halifax. Local women have come together to support those of…
Excluded from University
Nadia would like to take a Disability Studies course at University. Katie Clarke writes about the barriers her…
Human Rights for Disabled People
In this film Nadia Clarke explains how important human rights are to all disabled people.
Layers of Inequality
A Human Rights and Equality Impact Assessment of the Public Spending Cuts on Black Asian and Minority Ethnic Women in…
This film is about Manavodaya - a people based approach to social change which has empowered some of the poorest women in…
Personalised Transition Journal Article
This article outlines the key elements of what is still the most radical version of personalisation in the UK today -…
Complexity for Women & Families
Services for women and families are incredibly complex and grow in complexity the more people need something…
Teachers as Leaders in the Journey to Inclusive Schools
This paper written by David Towell and Heidy Araque offers a framework for thinking about the issues to be addressed in…