‘There needs to be a stop to children being sent home for wearing the wrong school 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.
Student fundraiser Samantha tells us about her time participating in The Kilimanjaro Trek
In recognition of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from one our student fundraisers, Samantha.
How to support your child’s well-being: Take notice
As part of our groundbreaking research into the children's well-being, we have worked with the New Economics Foundation (NEF) to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help.
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’
BenevoLent: I'm giving up sugar for Lent
Today, Lorna tells us what she is giving up for our BenevoLent campaign.
How to support your child’s well-being: Be creative and play
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
We should tackle poverty, not redefine it
Changing the focus won’t help end child poverty, says our Policy Officer Laura Rodrigues
The posts of Christmas past: Have a look at photos from our archives
In advance of some new Christmas stories from our archives this week, take a look at our previous posts featuring nativity scenes, magazines and more
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.
Ministers give evidence concerning children running away from care
Data on young people who go missing from care is often 'raw and erratic' and not comparable, minister says.
Walking out of darkness - ending stigma around mental health
Lesley, an advocate for children in Cheshire, is 'walking out of darkness' to raise awareness of mental health issues on young people.
MPs discuss our Seriously Awkward campaign in parliament
Yesterday in parliament 16 MPs came together to debate our report ‘Old enough to know better?’ and challenge the Government to better protect 16 and 17 year olds at risk of sexual exploitation