Category: Age

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A father’s fight for hope

  In Moss Side, Fathers Against Violence is helping to end the cycle of absent fathers and give new direction to young people at risk of getting ...
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Anti-gay group accidentally raise thousands for LGBT charity event

Written By: Joe Williams  18/2/16 A campaign against a same-sex school formal has backfired, causing donations to roll in. An anti-gay group’s atte...
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Child gender identity referrals show huge rise in six years

Written By: Calum McKenzie  11/2/16 The number of children referred to the NHS with gender identity issues has increased significantly in recent year...
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One in four teenagers suffer trolling online

One in four teenagers suffered hate abuse online in the last year, a major report has revealed. A survey of 13 to 18-year-olds found 24 per cent repo...
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The First Line of Dolls with Disabilities Is Finally Here

Written By: Joanna Valente  14/1/15 Right after American Girl launched a line of dolls with a diabetes care kit, British toymaker Makies has released...
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Campaign seeks equality for children in education system

Written By: Carl O’Brien   8/12/15 Almost 85 per cent of people believe the education system should be reformed to ensure no child is excluded ...
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Why I want more disabled characters in books

Teen blogger Megan The Book Addicted Girl kicks off a day of celebrating disabilities diversity in children’s books – and calling for more. About ...
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Why we have to create more disabled characters in children’s fiction

Author Susie Day grew up in 1980s when her personal experience of people with disabilities was Joey Deacon on Blue Peter. Disability in books was a ca...
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Nearly a third of children in care cases have special needs

Written By: Catherine Healy  30/11/15 Nearly one in three children in care cases have psychological, educational or physical special needs, accordi...
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Universal Children’s Day

“The one thing all children have in common is their rights. Every child has the right to survive and thrive, to be educated, to be free from vio...