News and blogs

Helping 387,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Filtered by category: Children's rights

Spring Statement: Pressing pause on fixing the crisis in children’s services

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Wednesday 13 March 2019 / Children's rights, Government spending
image-20

Today's Spring Statement is a wasted opportunity to get to grips with the very real crisis facing children's services.

Read more

The impact of Brexit on children’s issues is being felt already

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 29 January 2019 / Children's rights, Inequality, Government spending
image-11

The biggest effect so far is simply the pushing of children’s issues off the agenda.

Read more

Domestic Abuse Bill must put children at its heart

Worried about a child2

Children are too often the forgotten victims of domestic abuse.

Read more

The Government is taking action on domestic abuse. But is enough being done for children?

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Friday 11 May 2018 / Children's rights
Website_Images_1430x525_Jane

Is enough being done for children in the battle against domestic abuse?

Read more

Spring Statement: no light at the end of the tunnel for children’s services

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Tuesday 13 March 2018 / Children's rights
Worcester City activities 2015

Philip Hammond was nothing if not true to his word when he stood at the despatch box today.

Read more

Help us do more.

Your support will help us make life better for the UK's most vulnerable children and young people.