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Helping 368,648 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

There is more to poverty than income. But it still counts.

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Monday 06 July 2015 / Inequality, Cost of living
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As the government reconsiders child poverty measures we need to think about income as well as other drivers.

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Invisible children: what needs to change

Posted by Natalia Schiffrin /

Wednesday 01 July 2015 / Children's rights, Law, Inequality
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Against the backdrop of threats to repeal the Human Rights Act, children's rights must be protected.

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As the volume rises we have to keep listening to those who matter the most

Posted by Dan Breslin /

Friday 26 June 2015 / Government spending, Cost of living
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With difficult decisions to be made we need to keep listening to the children, young people and families.

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Time to make it clear what care is for

Posted by Emma Smale /

Friday 19 June 2015 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health
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The mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people in care is simply not being prioritised.

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What is care for?

Friday 12 June 2015 / Children in care
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This week we held an event with other children’s charities in Wales to ask, and get some answers, to this question.

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