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Response to Ann Coffey MP’s report on child sexual exploitation

29 Oct 2014

The biggest weapon against child sexual exploitation that we have is prevention. All young people must be equipped with the knowledge to recognise when they are being exploited and abused.

Children suffer bullying and embarrassment as families struggle with school costs

29 Oct 2014

Families struggle with costs of sending their child to school with an average spend of £800 per family each year.

Allegations against South Yorkshire Police 'alarming'

We respond to the force's decision to investigate claims it let down young people at risk of child sexual exploitation in Sheffield.

Critical that inquiry listens to children’s voices

The inquiry into child sexual exploitation must get to the bottom of why historic allegations were not investigated further, including why dismissive attitudes towards children's allegations were allowed to persist.

Child poverty target ‘disgrace’

The millions of children whose families are struggling right now with debt, food and heating bills will continue to suffer until politicians are willing to take decisive action.

Give Birmingham children ‘freedom of the city’, experts say

Every child in Birmingham should be given free entry to the city’s cultural and sporting events to tackle the divide between the haves and have-nots, according to a panel of experts.

'Debt has a real impact on children': Our response to StepChange's report on problem debt

Debt forces families to cut back on basic essentials, causes family arguments and leads to children being embarrassed or bullied by their peers.

Millions of children are sending a wake-up call: Our response to the ONS' well-being report

8 Oct 2014

'The fact that millions of children in the UK are not enjoying a good childhood should be a wake-up call to adults.'

Chancellor deals millions of families a brutal blow

Chancellor announces freezing working-age benefits from 2016 which is a blow to millions of families

Revs on a roller coaster

25 Sep 2014

Some 20 revs from across the country took their faith to new heights by braving the country's biggest roller coaster, all in the name of raising money for our charity

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