'poverty' blog posts:
19 Aug 2013
Family living standards fall
The minimum cost to raise a child to the age of 18-years-old is £148,000 to meet their minimum needs, according to research published by the Child Poverty Action Group.
14 May 2013
Link between debt and mental health explained
Guest blogger Mia Hodgkinson talks about debt charity StepChange supporting Mental Health Awareness Week.
7 Mar 2013
Survey for young people on child poverty
The Children's Commissioner's office is urging young people aged 10-18 in England to respond to a survey to help influence the government's response to child poverty.
20 Feb 2013
Government urged to review child poverty strategy
The Campaign to End Child Poverty has published figures which show a huge disparity in child poverty rates across the UK.
29 May 2012
The Spirit Level: how inequality affects mental health
Producer/director Katharine Round blogs about her film The Spirit Level and how financial inequality can affect mental health and wellbeing
22 May 2012
Giving young offenders a pathway away from crime
Lucie Russell, Director of Campaigns, Policy and Participation, looks at the Transition to Adulthood's 'Pathways from Crime' report on young adults in the criminal justice system.
26 Apr 2012
Guest blog: Free school meals for all children in poverty
Brittany Ashenfelter from the Children's Society talks about their Fair and Square Campaign for free school meals for children in poverty