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Award-winning vlogger Grace Victory joins social media inquiry into cyberbullying

6 Apr 2017

The award-winning vlogger and ‘Internet’s Big Sister’ Grace Victory will be joining Alex Chalk, MP for Cheltenham, The Children’s Society and YoungMinds in the forthcoming inquiry into the impact of cyberbullying through social media platforms on children and young people's mental health, which will be held in the Houses of Parliament in late April and early May.

3 million children to be hit by '2 child limit'

An estimated 3 million children will be affected by the introduction of the “two-child limit” to child tax credit and Universal Credit by the time it is fully introduced, analysis from The Children’s Society has found

Nine homes by the age of nine – housing instability marks lives of children in poverty

The stress and uncertainty of repeatedly packing up their lives and moving home is becoming a worryingly normal part of life for some children growing up in poverty, a new report from The Children’s Society has found.

Four million children affected by poverty

The Children's Society's response to official statistics showing 30% of children are now living in poverty.

Odds still stacked against struggling families following Budget

8 Mar 2017

The Children's Society's response to the Budget

600,000 families spending more on repaying problem debts than on food

Over 620,000 families in England and Wales are spending more on overdue bills than on food, new research published today by The Children’s Society has found.

Government announcement on sex and relationships education an 'essential step in safeguarding children'

1 Mar 2017

The Children's Society responds to the Government announcement on sex and relationship education in secondary schools.

2.6 million poor children miss out on crucial fuel poverty support

Only 1 in 3 of UK’s poorest children are benefitting from the government’s Warm Home Discount, leaving as many as 2.6 million children out in the cold, new analysis from The Children’s Society has found.

Poverty a blight on the physical and mental health of children

The Children's Society comments on the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health report on poverty and health.

PM's focus on mental health 'welcome step forward in confronting stigma'

The Children's Society responds to the Prime Minister's speech on social reform.

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