Ruth is a volunteer in charge of communications for the Topé Project, a volunteer-led initiative for care-leavers. She also cares for a family member and works as a freelance journalist. With an interest in social issues, Ruth has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including charity publication Who Cares?
08 December 2013 12:00 AM
A change in the law will allow vulnerable youngsters to move out into the world when they are ready, rather than being forced to do so at 18
15 August 2013 03:26 PM
I left school at 16, but was in a better position than many of my school friends after they graduated from university. Why? Because I did an apprenticeship
07 March 2013 02:07 PM
A study from the University of Cambridge's Centre for Family Research has confirmed that children in gay adoptions are at no disadvantage
06 December 2012 12:13 PM
This time of year can be difficult for young people without close family, but the volunteer-run Tope Project is changing that in the most festive way imaginable
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 1 Is this bridge haunted by the ghost of nu rave?
- 2 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 3 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories
- 5 Noel Gallagher: I lost sh*tloads of money, a few million, didn’t tell my wife