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Children call for evidence on child poverty in schools

The Children's Commission on Poverty wants evidence on the problems faced by children in poverty in our schools

Are you a young carer in London, Manchester, Bristol or Birmingham?

To better support young carers,we are interviewing young carers and their families over the next several weeks

Government needs to do much more to meet target to end child poverty

Poverty tsar warns child poverty strategy won't meet 2020 target-- our response

Government measures need more focus on vulnerable children

The measures announced in the Queen's Speech should have a greater focus on vulnerable chlidren

Expert panel seeks views of Birmingham children

The Birmingham Commission for Children is inviting young people to give their views on how Birmingham children can be given a better start in life.

Charity boss rings the till for Volunteers’ Week

The Children’s Society is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week by promoting the many actions people can take to make a difference.

New post to drive new business and front-line service excellence

Announcing The Children's Society's new Chief Operating Officer Val Floy.

Ground-breaking schools programme helps young carers get crucial support

New scheme will make young carers more visible and help them flourish

Actor Brian Cox backs our new campaign against family debt

Cox says that debt is 'a psychological disease that can be . . . causing anxiety and stress. It’s something that will stay with children all their lives.'

Report reveals debt's true damage to children, families

Our new report, created with StepChange, reveals the devestating impact that problem debt is having on children

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