#Child Poverty

  • 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 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million Poorest

    The 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million 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

  • Article: Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report

    Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    By the early 2020s, chid poverty rates are set to reach record levels. Read more

  • Article: 140,000 Families in Australia Are Unable to Provide Nappies for Their Children: Report

    140,000 Families in Australia Are Unable to Provide Nappies for Their Children: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|May 24, 2019

    Upwards of a quarter of a million children are impacted by ‘nappy stress’. Read more

  • Article: UK Millennials Are More Likely to Live in Poverty Than Previous Generations: Report

    UK Millennials Are More Likely to Live in Poverty Than Previous Generations: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 22, 2019

    Study shows unaffordable housing is making it difficult to maintain the average standard of living. Read more

  • Article: UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too

    UK Will Now Offer Free Sanitary Products to Primary School Pupils Too

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 17, 2019

    Some 10% of girls in Britain are unable to afford sanitary products. Read more