More parents accused of child abuse than ever before

Parents in English-speaking countries are now increasingly likely to be accused of abusing their children. This mainly affects large proportions of families who are poor, deprived or socially excluded. My new research shows how this trend is being played out in England and what’s behind it.

This article in The Conversation shows these international trends and discusses in detail how the huge increases in child protection investigations in England are due to a growing culture of child rescue