22 Mar
  • By Amy Richardson
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Looking After Mum – Young Carers

Every day across the country an army of unsung child heroes faces extraordinary challenges that most adults would struggle to cope with. They are Britain’s 700,000 young carers. While many feel stigmatised, overlooked and even bullied by a society that doesn’t understand the difficulties they face, others are fiercely proud and protective of their role. In […]

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22 Mar
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Prison, My Parents and Me

The number of children with a mum or dad in prison is growing at an alarming rate. More than 10,000 children visit a prison every week, but while their parent is on the inside, outside the children are often bullied and left feeling isolated and ostracised. In a groundbreaking film for Children in Need 2016, […]

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07 Mar
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Orphans of Nklanda

Several million children have already been orphaned by South Africa’s AIDS epidemic. In most cases, extended families intervene and take responsibility for raising the orphans. But in areas like Kwa-Zulu Natal, there just aren’t enough living adult relatives left to cope. As well as exploring the individual plight of South Africa’s AIDS orphans, this moving […]

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