Vulnerable young people have been failed by austerity policies that have decimated the services meant to protect them.
A round up of evidence-based views on the knife crime epidemic – including what action is really needed to prevent more young lives being lost.
Previous policies aimed at ending gangs and youth violence have failed. The government should avoid the same mistakes.
Knife crime is a symptom of the toxic environments that adults create around children.
Distrust in the police is a surprisingly central factor when people arm themselves illegally.
It's too easy to blame gang culture.
As prosecutions for carrying a knife increase, what sets weapon users apart.