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Why playing out is a social justice issue for children

No First Name Set posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 20/05/2021

The freedom for children to play out where they live is the freedom to be active, healthy, socialised,…

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Campaigning for play in a pandemic: an update

Alice posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 08/04/2021

Since the first lockdown in Spring 2020, we have been calling on the UK Government to ensure that…

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Playground closures just tip of the iceberg for children

No First Name Set posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 21/01/2021

While some English councils are closing playgrounds against Government advice, we, along with a coalition of experts and…

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Dear PM, outdoor play is essential for children’s health and wellbeing

No First Name Set posted this in Activism, Children's play, health and wellbeing on 05/01/2021

It is essential that children can get outside and be active, for their health and wellbeing. Last spring/summer,…

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Children’s right to play is a matter of spatial justice

No First Name Set posted this in Activism, Community, Street Space on 14/10/2020

On 8 October we held a webinar with writer and activist George Monbiot to discuss children’s freedom to…

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