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Living Hand to Mouth gives a voice to children experiencing food poverty

A new book, Living Hand to Mouth, ‘details the lives of children whose parents can’t afford to put regular meals on the table’. Using the first-hand accounts of 51...

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The best investment

If a future government wants to tackle poverty, its first priority should be child poverty. Growing up in poverty steals away children’s life chances – poorer children are likely...

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CPAG calls for changes to Universal Credit to reduce child poverty

A new report, Universal credit: what needs to change to reduce child poverty and make it fit for families?, from Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG), calls for changes to...

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‘Bedrooms of London’ exhibition exposes child poverty in London

The Foundling Museum presents a new exhibition, Bedrooms of London, documenting the living conditions of London’s most disadvantaged children. The project is the outcome of two years’ engagement with families by the...

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How can we bring child poverty to an end? Caroline Hartnell attended the launch of CPAG’s new book

Why do we value children so little? This question was posed by Ingrid Wolfe, consultant in children’s public health medicine and director of the Evelina London Child Health Partnership,...

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2017 Housing Perspectives #8: ‘We must listen to children if we’re really going to tackle poverty’

The experiences of children in poverty should guide our approach to tackling poverty, argues Rys Farthing in the latest of our exclusive articles compiled as part of the 75th...

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