Khyra Ishaq

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07 Jan 2013 - BBC News
The family of a girl who was starved to death are to sue Birmingham City Council, claiming the local authority failed to protect her and her siblings.   Khyra Ishaq, seven, died in 2008 after being starved at her home in Handsworth area of the city...
19 Oct 2012 - BBC News
The effectiveness of Birmingham City Council's arrangements for protecting children has been judged "inadequate". A surprise inspection last month found some children had been left at risk of harm, a report from Ofsted said.   Council...
10 Oct 2011 - BBC News
An academy has opened in Birmingham to help improve children's social care in the city, partly in response to criticisms over Khyra Ishaq's death. A report found social workers should have done more to prevent the seven-year-old from...
28 Feb 2011 - Daily mail
A mother who starved her seven-year-old daughter to death has reportedly 'ballooned' to 18 stone while in prison. Angela Gordon, 36, was found guilty of manslaughter and jailed for 15 years following the death of Kyhra Ishaq, who was...
27 Jul 2010 - BBC News
The death of a seven-year-old girl who starved to death could have been prevented, a report has found. Khyra Ishaq was mistreated by her mother and her partner at a house in Handsworth, Birmingham, and weighed just 2st 9lb (16.5kg) when found. The...
02 Jul 2010 - BBC News
The mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who starved to death have been given the go-ahead to appeal against their sentences. Khyra Ishaq died after months of starvation at her home in Birmingham. Angela Gordon, 35, and ex-partner Junaid...
29 Jun 2010 - Children & Young People Now
The mother of seven-year-old Khyra Ishaq, who was beaten and starved to death in Birmingham, is to appeal against the 15-year prison term she was given for manslaughter. Angela Gordon, 35, pleaded guilty at a hearing at Birmingham Crown Court in...
08 Jun 2010 - Birmingham Post
Birmingham social workers are to face an inquiry by the national watchdog over the death of seven-year-old Khyra Ishaq. Birmingham City Council has referred three social workers to the General Social Care Council, which oversees the code of practice...
22 May 2010 - Birmingham Post
A report exposing the way Birmingham City Council and other public bodies failed Khyra Ishaq may not be published until almost 30 months after the seven-year-old's tragic death. The Birmingham Safeguarding Children's Board has completed a...
26 Apr 2010 - Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board
On 17th May 2008, the child's mother made a 999 telephone call requesting an ambulance due to serious concerns over this child's health. An ambulance crew arrived at the family home at 05.50am and found the child lying on a mattress in an upstairs...