Fostering Adolescents: Sex, risks and rights

2 April 2014: Seminar 2

Key points

Full report(pdf file) including list of speakers, summary of presentations and discussion.


Links to recorded presentations can be found below.

Research Poster Session

Work from postgraduate students:

Sexualised Girls: Narratives of the Safeguarded? (pdf) Poster by Lara Pizycki, Northumbria University

AfricanCaribbeanWomen. Fostering, Race, Bodies and Sexuality. Poster by Ava Kanyeredzi, London Metropolitan University

Specialist foster placements for sexually exploited and trafficked young people. By Dr Lucie Shuker on her work evaluating a Barnardo’s scheme.

Recorded Presentations

Teenagers in Foster Care: the critical role of carers and other adults was funded by the ESRC and organised by the University of Oxford, University of Bedfordshire and University of  Gothenburg. 


Download handbook

A handbook for foster carers and those that support them. Based on the ESRC seminar series Teenagers in Foster Care