#Child Poverty

  • Article: Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Children in the UK Are Developing PTSD During COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2020

    The Childhood Trust has warned that anxiety about loved ones’ health is taking its toll. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Lockdowns Are Sparking a Hunger Crisis in the UK

    COVID-19 Lockdowns Are Sparking a Hunger Crisis in the UK

    By Helen Lock|April 22, 2020

    A recent survey found that 1.5 million people a day are going without food. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Has Lifted 18,400 Children out of Poverty: Report

    New Zealand Has Lifted 18,400 Children out of Poverty: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 27, 2020

    The government and opposition have massively clashed over the new figures. Read more

  • Article: Food Crisis in Zimbabwe Threatens Millions of Rural Children

    Food Crisis in Zimbabwe Threatens Millions of Rural Children

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 28, 2020

    Extreme poverty is on the rise in Zimbabwe, which is still dealing with a food crisis. Read more

  • Article: This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 11, 2019

    One 10-year-old boy said it was as if “nothing had changed” since Victorian times. Read more

  • Article: The UK’s 6 Richest People Have as Much Wealth as the 13M Poorest

    The UK’s 6 Richest People Have as Much Wealth as the 13M Poorest

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 4, 2019

    A new report describes the UK as a country of "Ferraris and food banks". Read more

  • Article: Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 3, 2019

    Schools are becoming a “fourth emergency service,” a headteachers' leader said. Read more

  • Article: 4 Million UK Children Are at Risk of Going Hungry This Summer Holiday, Charity Warns

    4 Million UK Children Are at Risk of Going Hungry This Summer Holiday, Charity Warns

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 21, 2019

    Calls grow for universal lunch clubs for families in poverty. Read more