Pause, a project that makes women whose children have been removed by the state take contraception to qualify for intensive support, is saving millions – but is it ethical?

Pause is a service designed to step into the lives of these women, made fragile by layers of accumulated anguish, and work intensively alongside them for 18 months on the practical and emotional challenges they face. It finds a dedicated practitioner – deliberately not a social worker – to run with a caseload of just six to eight, in order to develop a therapeutic relationship with a woman and be her advocate with housing, health, psychological and addiction services so that the critical nature of her needs are better understood.

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