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Father Rob speaking to a group of children during a messy Christingle service
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
16 February 2014
inside the Channel Tunnel, a band plays, a train sits and people prepare to walk
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
15 February 2014
young boy looking directly at viewer
While the government is committed to safeguarding unaccompanied migrant children, this week’s report is ambiguous as to what this means in practice
14 February 2014
a cat dressed as a scientist, and text: 'Keeping passwords safe is elementary'
Don't miss the highlights from our Twitter chat with online behaviour expert Ellen Ferguson in support of Safer Internet Day
12 February 2014
a cat seated at a toy computer
Which Internet Safety Cat are you?
11 February 2014
school children playing
Our Fair and Square campaign has helped bring free school meals to 200,000 more children in poverty
09 February 2014
Impoverished child in a cold home
Discover how to take action and make sure the government hears our ideas and concerns about the Child Poverty Strategy
25 June 2014
a family using blocks to build a wall
Our short recording features many stories about a family struggling with debt - please listen then add your message to our wall of support
24 June 2014
Woman hugging a young boy
Today is the last day of Refugee Week - have a look at interviews we've run and take action to help young refugees
22 June 2014
Birmingham, England
The recently launched Birmingham Commission for Children aims to discover how the city can improve the health and well-being of children
20 June 2014
Stressed family Debt Trap cartoon
You may think that debt is an issue that affects only adults, but it’s not. Problem debt can have a devastating impact on children's lives, too
20 June 2014
Oxford programme manager, Shohana Shabnam
During Refugee Week, Shohana from our Oxford programme answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees
19 June 2014