Policy team

Our policy team blogs about issues children face and ways we can address those problems. Through parliamentary work they advocate for children who go missing, disabled children, young refugees and migrants, and fight childhood poverty and child sexual exploitation.

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Migrant & Refugee Woman of the Year Awards logo
Each year hundreds of unaccompanied young women escape persecution at home to seek protection in the UK - nominate a refugee woman you admire
03 December 2012, 1 comment
Mubena speaking to a man at the Conservative party conference
Mubena sums up her time at our charity, and her upcoming work with young people and sea turtles in Mexico and Costa Rica.
02 December 2012
The Poverty Trap
If you've played our new online game, there's a good chance you've fallen into The Poverty Trap. Our policy adviser explains why.
28 November 2012
The children's commissioner's new report identifies running away as an indicator that a child is at risk - more needs to be done to keep children safe.
23 November 2012
At the first evidence session of the parliamentary inquiry into asylum support for children and young people, experts said that essential needs are unmet
22 November 2012
a graphic that shows a small family standing above 3 downward-facing arrows
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament
19 November 2012
A group of fifteen people sitting at a table
The government launched its consultation on measuring child poverty in Lewisham last week - what do local residents think?
19 November 2012
a red line on a chart
Our new calculator allows you to get an idea of what the poverty line looks like for a given family type in any year from 2000 to the present.
16 November 2012, 4 comments
teenage girl sitting against a wall holding a stuffed animal
As we're reminded too frequently, children in care are mistreated and neglected - see what you can do to support them
13 November 2012
'The inquiry found that around 450,000 disabled people stand to lose out under Universal Credit - this includes 100,000 disabled children'
17 October 2012