Children’s Alliance report on early years

Covid-19 has uncovered entrenched health inequalities; hobbling UK children even prior to birth and creating a ‘twin-track childhood’ on course to derail a post-pandemic recovery unless children are placed at the heart of it.This is the view of ‘The Early Years’: a Report developed by 31 academics, voluntary sector and childcare professionals and published today … Continue reading Children’s Alliance report on early years

The Mental Health of Children and Young People

This is the third of four reports from the Children’s Alliance. the Alliance for Childhood is represented on the working group that produced the report. From the introduction: Children and young people were not a priority in the early stages of the pandemic. Whilst children and young people were considered to be at ‘low health … Continue reading The Mental Health of Children and Young People

Join us for our 25th anniversary festival

Registration is now open for the Alliance for Childhood online 25th birthday festival. The programme includes world-wide presentations, breakout groups and art as well as contributions from children and young people. Along with short reminiscences from the past we will consider the tasks for the present and the future. All in a mood of celebration … Continue reading Join us for our 25th anniversary festival

Launch of Child Online Safety Toolkit

This step-by-step manual means that policymakers globally now have - in one place - the resources and tools to build, review and improve their policies and practices to ensure children's rights are respected in the digital world. The Toolkit is freely accessible to everyone as an interactive PDF, and is available in the following languages: English, Spanish, … Continue reading Launch of Child Online Safety Toolkit