children

  • 15 Jan 2012

    Shocking statistics from the End Child Poverty campaign show that nearly 60 per cent of children living in poverty have at least one parent who works.

  • 12 Jan 2012

    Children's Commissioner Maggie Atkinson has published a damning assessment of the impact of the Welfare Reform Bill on children's rights in England.

  • 28 Dec 2011

    The Guardian Teacher Network and Secondary School magazine SecEd have joined forces to run the Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year competition.

  • 19 Dec 2011

    The Howard League for Penal Reform has called for a ban on overnight police detention of under 14s, calling it a "dangerous and frightening practice that does more harm than good".

  • 30 Sep 2011

    Children’s Society chief executive Bob Reitemeier has this week announced that he will be leaving the charity, after a decade at its helm.

  • 20 Sep 2011

    Today and tomorrow I am taking part in a consultation on the role civic groups and churches can play in combatting poverty, not least child poverty.

  • 13 Sep 2011

    The continuing and historic struggle against child poverty in Scotland was highlighted in a feature as part of the STV Six O'Clock News on 13 September 2011 - connected with STV's high-profile appeal, which will fund related projects.

  • 16 Aug 2011

    If we can take anything positive from the days of destruction and division in England recently, says Chris Bain, perhaps it should be a dedication to tackle fear and exclusion wherever it exists around the world, and to stand by the women and children in the poorest countries who currently stand afraid on their own.

  • 11 Jun 2011

    Amnesty International has urged the Syrian authorities to protect child protesters after fresh reports of young people being tortured and killed.

  • 25 May 2011

    A workshop has been used in Cuba and other countries to get children involved in active peacemaking, reports Sarah Kim. Working in tandem with the United Nations, the Global Network of Religions for Children uses a curriculum that focuses on four ethical values: respect, empathy, reconciliation and responsibility.