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Over 4 million children living in poverty, according to latest Government figures

16 March 2017
Four million children are now living in poverty according to official government statistics, prompting a call from charities for government to urgently rethink its policies.

The St John Ambulance video, which teaches parents how to save a choking baby, has won charity film of the year

16 March 2017
So far, we know of 54 babies whose parents say wouldn’t be alive today if it wasn’t for The Chokeables, St John Ambulance’s first aid film teaching people how to save a choking baby in just 40 seconds.

Youth sentencing to take child's upbringing into account

09 March 2017
The Sentencing Council has issued new guidelines aiming to avoid criminalising children by taking into account the social and ethnic backgrounds of young offenders in new guidelines for judges and magistrates.  Among mitigating factors to be considered when punishing those between the ages of ...

New funding boost for pupils with SEND

09 March 2017
Millions invested to create more school places and improve facilities for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Childline urges boys to speak out about suicidal feelings

09 March 2017
Boys are 6 times less likely than girls to talk to Childline counsellors about suicidal thoughts. Their new Tough To Talk campaign urges boys to speak out about their problems and reassures them they're not alone.

New research on quality of UK's social relationships

01 March 2017
This research report is the fourth in a series presenting findings from Relate and Relationships Scotland's survey of more than 5,000 people across the UK, which provides a unique window into the state of the country’s relationships. In it, they examine the quality of our social relationships ...

Quarter of young men self-harm to cope with depression

01 March 2017
One in four young men are turning to self-harm as a result of depression, anxiety and stress, according to a YouGov poll.

Government launches major new drive on internet safety

27 February 2017
Ministers have begun work on a new Internet Safety Strategy aimed at making Britain the safest country in the world for children and young people to be online.
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