We don't know exactly how many children in england have experienced child abuse but official statistics do tell us how many children have been identified as needing support or protection. According to federal statistics, black children in the child welfare system are placed in foster care at twice the rate for white children child protection proceedings are more akin to criminal trials than civil adjudication. Child protection workers are removing black children from their homes at a disproportionate rate, said a group of dfl state lawmakers who aim to eliminate the disparity. This paper explores black african children's experiences of the child protection system in the uk the central focus of the paper is a review of the available l. The over-representation of black children in the child protection system: possible causes, consequences and solutions.
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