Children subject to deprivation of liberty orders
26th September 2023
Nuffield Family Justice Observatory
Children subject to deprivation of liberty (DoL) orders are among the most vulnerable children in England and Wales and living with severe restrictions on their day-to-day freedoms.
Very little is known about these children – how old they are, their gender, their ethnicity, what their circumstances, needs or experiences are – as they are largely invisible in national administrative data.
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