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two boys at a table
As a report projects 600,000 more children will live in poverty by 2015, is the government failing to protect the most vulnerable?
27 June 2013
Young girl who has run away
As new guidance is reviewed, we need to ensure we understand young people's views
25 June 2013
images of our Fair and Square campaign: a young girl, Tamzin Outhwaite and more
With tens of thousands of campaigners, coverage in today's Sunday People and Tamzin Outhwaite's endorsement, momentum is growing behind Fair and Square
23 June 2013
Tamzin Outhwaite
Tamzin, mother of two, writes of free school meals' importance and her shock to learn that all children in poverty don't receive them
23 June 2013
Image of two volunteers' comments on Twitter, speaking of volunteering's benefit
In celebration of Volunteers' Week we gave our volunteers a chance to be heard in our Twitter 'takeover'
22 June 2013
Mustafa sitting at a desk
Part of our intergenerational programme in Peckham, Mustafa shares his story of meeting our chief executive and others
22 June 2013
Photograph posed by models | © Shutterstock
Our new report highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to breakdown the changes locally.
06 September 2013
'1.2 million Hungry children - Come on!'
Hundreds of festival goers sent a message to David Cameron about free school meals at Greenbelt last weekend.
02 September 2013
Today we published our report mapping out the provision of return interviews for
Today we published our report mapping out the provision of return interviews for children who run away from home or care.
02 September 2013
Return interviews are a vital form of support for young people who run away, and
Return interviews are a vital form of support for young people who run away, and they need to be more widely offered
02 September 2013
two fundraisers at an event
For university students wanting to gain invaluable experience as fundraisers, we've created a new scheme with the Institute in Fundraising
02 September 2013
a graph showing the increase of families going into work
Use our graph to see how the levels of children in working families relate to the number of young people in poverty
28 August 2013