Children’s Voices

The hidden hurdle of nappy need for struggling families

Posted on 21 Feb 2019

Audrey Symes is a volunteer for the US-based National Diaper Bank Network, and is working with a consortium of British charities to publicise the issue of nappy need in ...Read More Read More

Films, podcasts and blogs: lived experience of poverty

Posted on 15 Feb 2019

A bank of short films, videos, podcasts and blogs available to watch online that tell the stories of those living in poverty.   FILMS AND VIDEOS Sue on how ...Read More Read More

Event: What will it take to improve children’s life chances?

Posted on 11 Oct 2016

Wednesday 16th November 2016, 16.00-17.30, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Westminster.  Co-hosted by the APPG on Poverty and Child Poverty Action Group What will it take to improve children’s life chances? The ...Read More Read More

Poverty Ends Now – anti poverty manifesto written by young people

Posted on 02 Mar 2015

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty has been working with Children North East and Rys Farthing from Oxford University to produce a Children’s Manifesto and action plan on poverty. ...Read More Read More

Child Poverty Manifesto blog by Ewan Taws

Posted on 07 Oct 2014

Blog piece by Ewan Taws on recent Child Poverty Manifesto residential in Cumbria Read More

Developing our own child poverty strategy – By Sean Ridley

Posted on 04 Apr 2014

On 16th Feburary the APPG Poverty brought together groups of young people from around the UK to develop and discuss their ideas for a Child Poverty Strategy in Parliament. ...Read More Read More

Waltham Forest Council – The Role of Local Authorities in Tackling Child Poverty

Posted on 07 Oct 2013

Our local authority, the London Borough of Waltham Forest, takes the issue of child and family poverty as a very real issue because it affects many of our residents. ...Read More Read More

Poverty & Education: APPG Poverty workshop with Young People

Posted on 13 Sep 2013

During May 2013, working with 399 young people from around the UK, KidsCo, the NUT and CPAG asked young people what they thought about the costs of going to ...Read More Read More

Teenagers Project to Explore Child Poverty

Posted on 12 Sep 2013

A Child in Poverty is a Child in Need Did you know that in the UK today, there are roughly around 3.6 million children living in poverty? That’s almost ...Read More Read More

Young People’s Thoughts on Child Poverty Policy

Posted on 08 Sep 2013

The Child Poverty Act committed the Government to ending child poverty by 2020, and producing an evolving child poverty strategy to signpost the way. While such an important strategy ...Read More Read More