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Of the £950 million provided for additional support with child care, only £200 million will go to low to middle income families on Tax Credits or Universal Credit.
Police arrest almost 100 girls a day in England and Wales, figures obtained by the Howard League for Penal Reform reveal today (19 March).
Four major British churches have criticised government proposals for a new way of measuring child poverty in the UK, which they say masks the problem.
Italy is summarily returning unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers to Greece, where they face terrible conditions, says a new report.
Aid agency World Vision is warning of severe humanitarian consequences if steps are not taken to guarantee the security of children in war-torn Mali.
The chief executive of the Children's Society says that the Welfare Benefits Uprating Bill will make life much harder for millions of people.
Responding to the adoption ban under consideration by Russia, UNICEF has asked the Government there to be guided solely by the best interests of children.
A new publicity campaign by the NSPCC aims to help prevent sexual abuse of children by encouraging people to report their concerns.
Children's rights groups and charities have welcomed the passing of the children's referendum in Ireland by 57.4 per cent to 42.6 per cent.
Yes for Children, a national coalition, is urging a 'yes' vote in the Irish children's referendum vote to be held on Saturday 10 November 2012.