VE Day: Protecting children during World War Two
In commemoration of 70 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe, our archives team looks at our 127 war nurseries, which protected 6,788 children during the war
The morning after the (election) night before
When the next Government comes to power, we will continue campaigning to protect young people at risk of abuse or neglect, and to end child poverty and social inequality.
Climbing Mount Everest, reaching new heights for charity
Lizzie, a Loughborough University student, is climbing climb Mount Everest to raise money for children living in poverty.
See our team run the London Marathon in 30 seconds
Our map shows 71 of our team members running this year's London Marathon course in half a minute. We also compiled some of the day's top tweets.
Use our poverty line calculator to track poverty levels since 2000
Our calculator enables you to find the poverty line and related information for a household
From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.
‘We cannot have an unequal school life for children just because they can’t afford to pay for the terribly overpriced uniform’
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
Are 16 and 17 year olds old enough to know better?
16 and 17 year olds are at high risk of becoming victims of sexual crimes
Mud, hail and flooding . . . a great weekend at the Greenbelt festival!
Following this year's Greenbelt, Sophie Brightwell writes about abundant mud, a home away from home and young people's illustrations of paradise.
Life changer: Mags shares her volunteering experiences (audio)
In an audio recording and interview, Mags tells us about the great experiences she has had at one of our children’s centres