Last week in schools around the country, teachers and pupils have been discussing the approaches that are needed to tackle bullying. Despite the efforts of groups like the Anti-Bullying Alliance, bullying remains prolific. Fixing the problem will require a society-wide shift in attitude.
Feeling anxious about going to school isn’t a new phenomenon afflicting today’s kids. After all, we all remember saying we didn’t want to go to school the day of a test. But today’s students are dealing with more stress and more pressure than ever before.
The scale of child abuse in the UK is hidden from view. The highest statistics significantly underestimate how many children in the UK are exposed to acts of cruelty, violence or neglect. Click here to find out how we can uphold our social responsibility to protect the rights of all children.
Children have an incredible ability to dream – something that is reflected in the work of famed children’s author, Roald Dahl. With stories like Fantastic Mr. Fox, The BFG, and James and the Giant Peach, Dahl’s legacy continues to expand imaginations and inspire childhood dreams.
Little Lives works to create more opportunities for underprivileged children; tackling the social barriers that they face and supporting them to work on their dreams and aspirations. This is a huge undertaking in the London community, which has the highest rate of child poverty in the UK.
Around one in a hundred children in the UK have autism, a lifelong developmental disability which affects an individual’s social skills, communication abilities and the way that they perceive the world.
In 2018, the National Crime Prevention Council suggested as many as 43% of children have experienced cyberbullying in one form or another. If you or someone you know is being cyberbullied, here are some steps you can take to prevent it.
April was fairly hectic for the team with lots of campaigns and visits taking place. We are very proud to have been able to assist the Wandsworth Contact Centre with lots of equipment and toys.
We have had a busy few weeks at Little Lives UK. We are coming to the end of our current campaign and will update you soon on how we have been able to help the Contact Centre with the amazing work that they do for the children.