Children

Baroness Floella Benjamin on being Black on TV, Play School and giving hope to children in poverty
Baroness Floella Benjamin
TV

Baroness Floella Benjamin on being Black on TV, Play School and giving hope to children in poverty

As Play School legend Floella Benjamin is awarded the Bafta Fellowship for her outstanding contribution to broadcasting, she talks about half a century of creating positive change in the culture industry and ending child poverty
Archbishop of Canterbury joins growing calls for end to 'cruel' and 'immoral' two-child benefit cap
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Two-child benefit cap

Archbishop of Canterbury joins growing calls for end to 'cruel' and 'immoral' two-child benefit cap

Even Suella Braverman wants to end the two-child benefit cap. Why is Labour refusing to budge?
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Child poverty

Even Suella Braverman wants to end the two-child benefit cap. Why is Labour refusing to budge?

Sure Start centres helped poorer children do better at GCSEs – before being decimated by Tories
Education

Sure Start centres helped poorer children do better at GCSEs – before being decimated by Tories

DWP shamed over 'cruel' two-child benefit cap as millions trapped in poverty: 'Scrap this sibling tax'
Benefits

DWP shamed over 'cruel' two-child benefit cap as millions trapped in poverty: 'Scrap this sibling tax'

'A national scandal': Shocking number of kids living in dangerously mouldy homes, social workers say
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Cost of living crisis

'A national scandal': Shocking number of kids living in dangerously mouldy homes, social workers say

Parents can now get 15 hours free childcare for two-year-olds. Here's how
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Cost of living crisis

Parents can now get 15 hours free childcare for two-year-olds. Here's how

I'm a single mum living in poverty. Worrying about how it affects my children keeps me up at night
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Lauren

I'm a single mum living in poverty. Worrying about how it affects my children keeps me up at night

The remarkable ways a Yorkshire children's charity is fighting hidden poverty and rural destitution
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Poverty

The remarkable ways a Yorkshire children's charity is fighting hidden poverty and rural destitution

32 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the Easter holidays
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Cost of living crisis

32 places where kids can eat free or for £1 during the Easter holidays

More than 700,000 children plunged into poverty since Tories came to power: 'We're going backwards'
Child poverty

More than 700,000 children plunged into poverty since Tories came to power: 'We're going backwards'

'Utterly dire situation': Childcare costs surge to 'eye-watering' £158 per week
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Childcare

'Utterly dire situation': Childcare costs surge to 'eye-watering' £158 per week

Tories have promised free childcare for working families. But there's a major problem
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Childcare

Tories have promised free childcare for working families. But there's a major problem

How privatisation of foster care is turning vulnerable children into money-making commodities
Care

How privatisation of foster care is turning vulnerable children into money-making commodities

Children forced to sleep on floors as parents skip meals due to cost of living – something has to give
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Child poverty

Children forced to sleep on floors as parents skip meals due to cost of living – something has to give

Cost of living crisis sees more and more children seeking mental health help: 'I feel like a burden'
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Mental health

Cost of living crisis sees more and more children seeking mental health help: 'I feel like a burden'

'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils
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Education

'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils

UK is 'failing' children as death rates rise, poverty surges and health declines at 'alarming' rate
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Child poverty

UK is 'failing' children as death rates rise, poverty surges and health declines at 'alarming' rate

'Illegal vapes are already flooding the market': What impact will disposable vapes ban really have?
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Disposable vapes

'Illegal vapes are already flooding the market': What impact will disposable vapes ban really have?

We've had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can't afford to keep going
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Maggie Gordon-Walker

We've had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can't afford to keep going

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Women, family and children
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Women, family and children

War Horse author Michael Morpurgo warns cost of living crisis is denying kids the 'right to read'
Books

War Horse author Michael Morpurgo warns cost of living crisis is denying kids the 'right to read'

How UK's two-child benefit cap is trapping kids in poverty and pushing families to 'breaking point'
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Child poverty

How UK's two-child benefit cap is trapping kids in poverty and pushing families to 'breaking point'

30 hours free childcare: Who is eligible and how do I apply in 2024?
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Childcare

30 hours free childcare: Who is eligible and how do I apply in 2024?

'This is the reality': Children in care being forced to move at Christmas to save councils money
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Carolyne Willow

'This is the reality': Children in care being forced to move at Christmas to save councils money