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section of an infographic about poverty's effects
The government released its new child poverty strategy on Thursday – dig in to our related maps, calculator and more to examine poverty's severe effects
01 March 2014
The 'Say Something if you See Something' logo on a hotel door
The sexual exploitation of children can happen anywhere, but often occurs in hotels – we welcome new powers to stop it
28 February 2014
a mother and her four children stand on their staircase
If the government truly aims to end child poverty by 2020, it must introduce bold, meaningful policies - today's strategy announcement isn't a good sign
27 February 2014
a crowd of hundreds of young carers at the 2013 Young Carers Festival
Have a look at how we were helped young carers in England get the support they need
24 February 2014
images of maps we've created
A quick look at how we've used online maps to highlight aspects of our work, last week's big map-related news, and what's coming up in March
23 February 2014
2 young people, Emma and Luke, part of the Children's Commission, sit at a desk
Emma and Luke host the Poverty Commission News at Five, and invite you to get involved in their and fellow young people's work
22 February 2014
Charlotte Mulcock and two friends surrounded by balloons
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success
03 July 2014
Jo Joyner stands before bunting and surrounded by childhood games Jo supports Bi
'I'm encouraging people to do their bit this summer by holding a Big Summer DO, to help support disadvantaged children'
30 June 2014
Young boy playing drums
As festival season begins we assemble our musical super group of celebrity supporters - find out who made the band
28 June 2014
Hundreds of young carers celebrate at the 2013 festival
The 15th annual festival for young carers begins today
27 June 2014
Matrons Howes, Pardoe, Tredy and Simmons at the St Nicholas Home, Pyrford 1930
With Wimbledon well underway, we took a look in our archives for photos of our time on the court
27 June 2014
kids on a slip 'n slide
Get together with loved ones this summer and help bring childhood back to those at risk of losing theirs
26 June 2014