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We Call Them The Future Of Our Nation, Are We Serious?

Children- whenever we hear this word, images of kids start revolving in our mind, who go to school, who play in the park at evenings. Well, you are thinking right, they are children. 433 more words

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Better transport links and community design can help reduce child poverty

We all know that where we live, affects how we live. Humans tend to be creatures of habit and looking for the easier way. So if we live in a built up area, wide open spaces can seem like a million miles away and we never venture from the concrete jungle, and for some people in the outskirts of a city they may never actually travel to the city centre. 332 more words

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Is it child's play: creating an anti-poverty childcare system?

Every parent wants the best start for their child and a recent study published by Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), Creating an anti-poverty childcare system¬†highlights how the current child care system doesn’t focus enough on providing high quality early learning for our children to protect them against the negative effects of poverty. 286 more words

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Redefining Child Poverty Doesn't Tackle the Issue - The Government Must Show That All Kids Count

Megan Jarvie

Policy Officer at the Child Poverty Action Group

After some time on the back-foot, if not in headlong retreat, common sense won out last night in the latest stage of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill’s passage through parliament. 683 more words

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Defining Child Poverty isn't Child's Play

In what may seem disastrous for the Tories, but a god send for pretty much everyone else, they have again suffered a defeat via the House of Lords who have voted in favour of an amendment to the Governments reform of the 2010 Child Poverty Act. 281 more words

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