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20 Jan 2020
England's National Department for Education announced last week the launch of the government's free sanitary product scheme. The nationwide program will ensure that young girls do not miss classes during their periods due to the inability to procure...
14 Apr 2016
The BBC details a new UNICEF report that highlights how the UK is falling behind other rich countries in terms of inequality between rich and poor children. Even though the government has announced that there are 300,000 fewer children in poverty...
02 Aug 2015
The Guardian reports that not enough is being done to help women and children migrants at Calais, who have been arriving in increasing numbers to the camps established there. Director of French operations for Médecins du Monde (MdM) Jean-François...
16 Jul 2015
‘The Guardian’ reports about the attempts of the British government to define and estimate child poverty. Previously, the main indicator of child poverty was income, but from July, child poverty is estimated analyzing the main causes of poverty in a...
23 Jun 2015
‘The Guardian’ reports about the importance of redefinition of children poverty in the UK. Redefining this category, the numbers of children in poverty would dramatically increase. Due to recession and fall of average household income, the...
24 Mar 2015
A report by the joint committee on human rights (JCHR) says disadvantaged children have suffered disproportionately during austerity. “The impact on children of this current period of austerity has been greater than for many other groups,” the...
16 Jan 2012
‘Ekklesia’ reports that shocking statistics provided by the “End Child Poverty campaign”:http://www.endchildpoverty.org.uk/ (ECP) show that nearly 60 per cent of children live in poverty. On average throughout the UK, one in...
03 Jan 2012
‘Wales Online’ reports that children’s charities have warned that more children risk slipping into poverty due to failed policymaking over the last 20 years. In its New Year message, Save The Children Wales warned that the nation’...
15 Dec 2011
‘Public Finance’ reports that government spending on childcare is essential to reduce child poverty and female unemployment and it will help boost the economy too. The IPPR (Institute for Public Policy Research) is publishing a new...
02 Dec 2011
‘Wales Online’ reports that Carwyn Jones said on the Eurochild conference in Cardiff that the Welsh Government is committed to tackling the issue and will outline a range of actions it is taking to support children. The conference...

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