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Mind The Child: The Victoria Line

Mind The Child The Victoria Line Kids Company a leading London charity supported by Prince Charles Helen Mirren and Stephen Fry presents the voices of some of London s children in partnership with the charity s founder Camila Bat

  • Title: Mind The Child: The Victoria Line
  • Author: Camila Batmanghelidjh Kids Company
  • ISBN: 9781846146558
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kids Company, a leading London charity supported by Prince Charles, Helen Mirren and Stephen Fry, presents the voices of some of London s children, in partnership with the charity s founder Camila Batmanghelidjh part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London Underground Written by the children of Kids Company in partnership with Camila BatmangheKids Company, a leading London charity supported by Prince Charles, Helen Mirren and Stephen Fry, presents the voices of some of London s children, in partnership with the charity s founder Camila Batmanghelidjh part of a series of twelve books tied to the twelve lines of the London Underground Written by the children of Kids Company in partnership with Camila Batmanghelidjh, Mind The Child will bring voices to light from the hidden parts of the city, the parts not usually heard from in our media, the parts least served by investment, and by public transport The stations of the Victoria Line are some of the few on the Underground to weave into the capital s most neglected areas south and east London but even they stop abruptly at the relatively central points of Brixton at one end, Walthamstow at the other Here, the children bring us beyond these arbitrary cut offs, into the vast stretches of the metropolis they call home They want us to look at what we don t see Kids Company supports 17,000 children and young people, many of whom have endured significant childhood maltreatment The children are assisted through a recovery programme and helped to achieve their full potential Kids Company is inspired by the children s courage and creativity as well as their ability to forgive those who have harmed them and remain hopeful Their supporters include Prince Charles, Richard Branson, Stephen Fry and Helen Mirren.

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    1. Anyone unsure about the effects of cuts to children and youth services should read Camila Batmanghelidgh and Kids Company 'Mind The Child'This book asks in its final chapter if politicians will have the moral courage to stand up for vulnerable children, despite the fact that from them they can gain no votes. And will we the voting public champion those children and hold those politicians accountable? Well, if we choose not to, it will cost us as a society. It will cost us money in the long term [...]

    2. I hold on to this long enough even though it is a small volume but it is too heavy too real and too painful to carry on reading. But they are the truth and not seeing them doesn't mean they do not exist. It is time to pay attention and listen to the sound of silence. That screaming silence.

    3. The book: Mind The ChildThe authors: Camila Batmanghelidjh and the young people of Kids Company, a charity that supports vulnerable children in London.The subject: A mix of testimony from young people, facts about the effects of child abuse and how to help those affected by it.Why I chose it: I admire the work that this charity does as well as what its founder (Batmanghelidjh) has to say. I was also planning a while ago to read all the books in this series, then completely forgot until I [...]

    4. Child psychologist Camila Batmanghelidjh opens her book with a powerful emotional punch, as she tells in the first paragraph of how when she was 14 her sister attempted suicide by jumping in front of a train.Although this is part of a series of books dedicated to celebrating the 150th anniversary of the London Underground, this book uses the sense of a train journey as a metaphor for taking an emotional journey with the young people who contributed to this book. Camila is the founder of "Kids Co [...]

    5. This book deals with abused, neglected and mistreated children. Statistics on display are horrific and true; these are the real adults of tomorrow. What we don't care for today will be the ruin of tomorrow, and as the stories in this book - mostly from children and youths who have faced seemingly insurmountable obstacles during their growing up - are many, Batmanghelidjh's narrative provides valuable insight into neurology, biology, substance abuse, adolescence in modern England and the "humanit [...]

    6. A heartbreaking and informative account of what life is like for London's 'underground children' who exist in extreme poverty. The book includes explanatory science and psychological research to back up Camila Batmanghelidjh's doctrine of compassionate care for the children society ignores. Required reading for anyone studying or working within the fields of sociology, psychology, politics, neuroscience or childcare. Or anyone who wants to understand the reasons why young people in one of the wo [...]

    7. 3,5/5"Compassion is the ticket"I bought this book by purely chance during Black Friday 2013. It is part of the collection Penguin Lines (150 years of the London Underground)I did like this book, Kids Company are doing such a huge effort to help children in the streets of Enlgland. Through their stories we experience compassion, and we get to see a nude version of the facts. I am happy I have learnt more about these issues I had no idea about, and will be much more aware of them from now on.

    8. A brilliantly concise, heart-rending, fact-driven take on the problem of youth homelessness and 'problem children'. Hugely informative, and straight to the point, this book will make readers acknowledge that we are all part of the problem. The way Batmanghelidjh picks apart stereotypes and gives a voice to children who have 'slipped through the net' is candid and cutting. So short that everyone should make a little time to read this book, and come away more informed about one of the biggest soci [...]

    9. A fantastic read. The book is written by staff of youth charity Kids Company and is interspersed by the stories of some of the young people they work with, told in their own words. It is eye-opening and hugely informative, detailing how the lifelong effects of abuse come about in a psychological and physiological way.Easy to read and not particularly long, it is definitely worth picking up.

    10. A great insight into the underworld of child abuse and the effects it has on young people both at the time of their abuse and into the future. I won't read it if you have a weak stomach for some pretty horrifying stories. But maybe we all need to be shaken up by the reality around us.

    11. Everyone should read this book. It can be a very difficult and upsetting read but will change the way you think about troubled, violent, or otherwise anti-social people. Politicians in particular should be made to read this.

    12. The lives of runaway and abandoned children in London, described in their own words, depicting a hell Dickens never imagined.

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