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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
Kathleen Upsdale
During Refugee Week, Katie from our Manchester project answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees
21 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
Almost 40% of people on asylum support can't afford to feed themselves, family
Asylum-seeking families in the UK are forced to live in poverty, but a recent ruling is a chance to help
18 June 2014
Young girl
Elaine Hindal, Director of our Campaign for Childhood, suggests children need more freedom and choice.
08 March 2011
Kathleen Upsdale
During Refugee Week, Katie from our Manchester project answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees
21 June 2014
Lizzie and Leonie volunteering
Lizzie, below right, shares her plan to skydive 15,000 feet with her colleague Leonie in support of our work - please donate
13 June 2014
A football team from the Walsham Home
For many of us, football is inextricably tied to childhood. Have a look at photos of young people we've helped as they play the game
12 June 2014
two of our volunteers at a shop
Volunteers' Week ends today - have a look back at ways we appreciate our volunteers' contributions, and share our new image
07 June 2014
As part of Volunteers' Week we are showcasing some of our amazing volunteers
Issy volunteers one-to-one with a looked after young person, enabling her to participate in fun activities such as rock climbing.
06 June 2014