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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.

Actor Jess Hynes: why I've joined the campaign for better childhoods

Tuesday 09 July 2019 / Campaigns
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Childhoods are getting worse - not better - for children in the UK. But we can help change this

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Parliamentary event urges government to Choose Childhood

Friday 02 August 2019 / Events, Campaigns
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Hundreds of supporters gathered at Parliament to call on government to create a National Childhood Strategy.

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The Domestic Abuse Bill: Making it work for children

Posted by Kate Maher /

Wednesday 17 July 2019 / Law, Public Affairs
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The Domestic Abuse Bill was published yesterday, but there are still gaps when it comes to children and young people.

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Action for Children responds to introduction of the government's domestic abuse bill to parliament

Tuesday 16 July 2019 /
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"Our services see the heart-breaking impact of domestic abuse on children and the long-lasting emotional scars."

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