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Helping 368,648 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.

Action for Children respond to LGA report on children’s social care

Thursday 27 February 2020 /
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“We need to explore new ways of looking after children and young people in care."

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“Without them, I wouldn’t be here telling my story”

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Young people
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“Being part of Action for Children has allowed me to become a better version of myself."

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Marmot Review: Ten years on

Posted by Imran Hussain /

Tuesday 25 February 2020 / Early intervention, Government spending, Inequality
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Director of Policy Imran Hussain reflects on the recent Marmot Review, which found a 'slowdown in life expectancy'.

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Action for Children responds to Health Equity in England: Marmot Review 10 Years On

Tuesday 25 February 2020 /
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A devastating judgement on a decade of crippling cuts to lifeline services like Sure Start.

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UK's hidden child workforce: Young carers do £12,000 of unpaid work every year

Monday 17 February 2020 /
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Our research hows young carers spend on average 25 hours a week caring for loved ones.

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