Entries by Anne Marie Carrie from 11/2011

Dismay at UK's Prejudice Against Children

| Posted 11.03.2011 | UK

Heartbreakingly, children who do come across as angry and abusive have often been abused themselves, been victims of domestic violence or have mental health problems. Research we've conducted has shown 8% of 12, 13 and 14-year-olds in custody have attempted suicide.

The Shameful Squandering of One Million Young Lives

| Posted 11.16.2011 | UK Politics

The devastating news that youth unemployment now tops the one million mark makes clear that some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in the UK are paying with their livelihoods for an economic crisis they did not cause. Why is their plight being ignored?

Help for Disadvantaged Youth Means it Doesn't Have to End Like it Began

| Posted 11.17.2011 | UK

We are an ambitious charity and I am proud that our work is broad and brave. Joining us to fight for children's lives can mean more than raising vital funds - it means our supporters adding their voice to our campaign that no child should be ignored.