Child poverty

‘The government takes advantage of our love’: Families caring for child relatives plead for help
Cost of living crisis

‘The government takes advantage of our love’: Families caring for child relatives plead for help

Families caring for relatives’ children say they have gone without food, sacrificed their dreams and now can’t afford to live in the cost of living crisis

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment
Opinion

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment

The parents of Awaab Ishak brought him to this country for a better life. Instead, the damp conditions in his home killed him. He was only two

Zayn Malik calls on Rishi Sunak to offer free school meals to all children in poverty
Free school meals

Zayn Malik calls on Rishi Sunak to offer free school meals to all children in poverty

“No parent should have to make impossible decisions like whether to buy food, turn on the heating, or go into debt,” the One Direction star said

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis
Social Justice

Students in east London will be paid to go to school as mayor brings back EMA amid cost of living crisis

Children are ‘eating rubbers and stealing food’ at school because they are hungry
Cost of living crisis

Children are ‘eating rubbers and stealing food’ at school because they are hungry

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Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis
Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children
Summer survival guide

Can I get a school uniform grant? Where to find cheaper options for your children

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty
In-work poverty

1 in 5 key worker families have children growing up in poverty

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older
Free school meals

Free school meals pupils earn less than their peers – and the gap only widens as they get older

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?
Summer survival guide

What is the holiday activities and food programme and how do I sign my child up?

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays
Cost of living crisis

All the places where kids can eat free during the summer holidays

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones
Child poverty

Child poverty: Two-fifths of children under five are missing key developmental milestones

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty
Cost of living crisis

The North East has overtaken London as the region with the highest rate of child poverty

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‘Temporary’ accommodation shows the government is failing homeless children
Alex Firth

‘Temporary’ accommodation shows the government is failing homeless children

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage
Marriage bill

Campaigners’ joy as MPs back bill to raise minimum marriage age to 18 and stop child marriage

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas
Charity

Kitmas campaign will give football shirts to thousands of children in poverty this Christmas

Food banks are giving out almost 2,000 emergency parcels to children every day
Food banks

Food banks are giving out almost 2,000 emergency parcels to children every day

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life
Social Justice

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life

Which children’s charities are fighting poverty in the UK?
Social Justice

Which children’s charities are fighting poverty in the UK?

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?
News

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?

Work or child care? The summer holiday struggle facing parents
Social Justice

Work or child care? The summer holiday struggle facing parents

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Put free school breakfasts in the Budget, urges charity
Social Justice

Put free school breakfasts in the Budget, urges charity

Children’s Commissioner accuses Government of ‘bias’ against young
Social Justice

Children’s Commissioner accuses Government of ‘bias’ against young

Pandemic poverty puts children at risk of gang exploitation
Social Justice

Pandemic poverty puts children at risk of gang exploitation

We can’t risk digital poverty locking children out of education
Opinion

We can’t risk digital poverty locking children out of education