The ‘Cinderella Law’ belongs in fairytales

Following a recent campaign by UK charity ‘Action for Children’, the government is considering introducing a new law on emotional cruelty to children. Known as the ‘Cinderella Law’, this will aim to combat child neglect among other issues of “emotional abuse”. Sandy Thin argues that al­though change to this legislation is necessary, significant problems exist in the changes proposed by the NSPCC

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