Arif's story, a child refugee
Arif came to the UK when he was 13 after his father was attacked for his political beliefs. With support from his project worker Arif is now settled in the UK and looking for jobs. This is his story.
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Today’s action is a blank canvas, inspiration rather than instruction, an open invitation to be creative. So it would be rather ironic to tell you what to do beyond suggesting you choose a way to be creative.
If you lack inspiration you could let your creativity flourish through words, drawing, moulding, cooking, in a meeting, or anything else. Don’t let us limit you.
Whatever it is, make sure you take time to be creative today!
‘O holy night! The stars are brightly shining’
There is nothing that stirs the soul and encapsulates Christmas quite like this carol...
Opportunity for energy companies to show some warmth
As temperatures drop, high costs of gas and electricity can see low income families living behind cold doors
Families need breathing space from debt
For too many children living in families struggling with debt, a knock at the door can be terrifying.
Policy and Research visit to No.10 Downing Street
Following on from the successful release of the Good Childhood Report 2016, members of the team were invited to No.10 to discuss its key findings.
Remember what you were like when you were 16?
The Children’s Society campaigner helped us respond to a consultation by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Policing and Crime Bill
Caring for Roma children
Our policy adviser writes about the response to a televeision programme featuring Roma families living in the UK, and what we can do to support them
'If you don't have the right materials to learn, you can miss out on an education'
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.
Bullying – let’s talk about it
Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.