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After more than a decade of campaigning, young carers, MPs, practioners joined together to celebrate a major legislative change
06 March 2014
Policy team
a young person and one of our project workers meet with councillor Sheila Newman
A young person we work with and our project workers meet a Manchester leader to discuss the need for supporting young people
03 March 2014
Policy team
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
Digital team
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
Policy team
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
Policy team
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
Media team
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
Digital team
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
Policy team
school children playing
Our Fair and Square campaign has helped bring free school meals to 200,000 more children in poverty
09 February 2014
Policy team
A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014, 3 comments
Policy team