Coronavirus Update – w/c April 6th 2020

Coronavirus Update – w/c April 6th 2020

At Family Gateway we are extremely concerned about how our beneficiaries are coping during the coronavirus crisis. Many of them struggle with day to day life and activities during ‘normal’ times, and this period of isolation and uncertainty is proving to make them...
Why do we talk about child poverty when children aren’t poor?

Why do we talk about child poverty when children aren’t poor?

I’ve always found it very frustrating that we talk about reducing ‘child poverty’, clearly a very emotive term. How on earth can children be poor, in the conventional sense of the word? They aren’t poor, they’re simply living with the dire consequences of their...