child poverty

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life
Social Justice

Children in poverty 70% more likely to develop asthma for life

Living in low-income, overcrowded households has a greater impact on persistent asthma among children than any other factor, researchers said.

UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects
Social Justice

UK poverty: the facts, figures and effects

The Covid-19 crisis has driven disadvantaged households further into poverty. These are the facts you need to know

Which children’s charities are fighting poverty in the UK?
Social Justice

Which children’s charities are fighting poverty in the UK?

Child poverty is on the rise in the UK, but there are some organisations looking to make a difference. Here’s what you need to know.

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?
News

Death of the high street: Why can’t Dover afford a Big Issue seller?

Work or child care? The summer holiday struggle facing parents
Social Justice

Work or child care? The summer holiday struggle facing parents

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Fixing free school meals won’t end child poverty, but it’s a start
Opinion

Fixing free school meals won’t end child poverty, but it’s a start

Put free school breakfasts in the Budget, urges charity
Social Justice

Put free school breakfasts in the Budget, urges charity

Children’s Commissioner accuses Government of ‘bias’ against young
Social Justice

Children’s Commissioner accuses Government of ‘bias’ against young

Pandemic poverty puts children at risk of gang exploitation
Social Justice

Pandemic poverty puts children at risk of gang exploitation

We can’t risk digital poverty locking children out of education
Opinion

We can’t risk digital poverty locking children out of education

Comedian Mark Watson is planning a ‘Kitmas’ for kids in poverty
Social Justice

Comedian Mark Watson is planning a ‘Kitmas’ for kids in poverty

This 8-year-old boy organised a Christmas toy appeal for children in need
Social Justice

This 8-year-old boy organised a Christmas toy appeal for children in need

Covid-19’s economic storm ‘blowing Scottish child poverty targets off course’
Social Justice

Covid-19’s economic storm ‘blowing Scottish child poverty targets off course’

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New C4 doc: meet the children living in poverty that the PM cannot deny
TV

New C4 doc: meet the children living in poverty that the PM cannot deny

Children with working parents growing up in poverty rises 800,000 since 2010
Social Justice

Children with working parents growing up in poverty rises 800,000 since 2010

Poverty is driving a spike in infant mortality across England
Social Justice

Poverty is driving a spike in infant mortality across England

Homeless children are being housed in office blocks and shipping containers
Social Justice

Homeless children are being housed in office blocks and shipping containers

Free book subscriptions could make ‘profound’ difference to kids in poverty
Books

Free book subscriptions could make ‘profound’ difference to kids in poverty

Low income families in Scotland to get £10 extra a week per child
Social Justice

Low income families in Scotland to get £10 extra a week per child

Two-child limit puts children in poverty and pushes women into abortions
Social Justice

Two-child limit puts children in poverty and pushes women into abortions

London child activists launch anti-poverty manifesto
Activism

London child activists launch anti-poverty manifesto

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Child poverty has risen by 500,000 in the last five years
Social Justice

Child poverty has risen by 500,000 in the last five years

Almost 123,000 children were homeless over the summer holidays
Social Justice

Almost 123,000 children were homeless over the summer holidays

Paul McNamee: Stand up, shout loud
Opinion

Paul McNamee: Stand up, shout loud