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What About The Children?
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Registered UK charity number 1108816
Registered UK charity number 1108816

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Advice
Young children, who are nurtured, talked to and played with attentively by a constant, sensitive and responsive carer with other caring adults as secondary attachment figures, will almost invariably thrive.
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/advice
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Advocacy
What About The Children? campaigns for policies that promote prevention rather than intervention to protect the emotional well being of all children.
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/advocacy
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We've added a new research summary - All our Sons: The Developmental Neurobiology and Neuroendocrinology of Boys at Risk (2017)
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/research/research-summaries-2017-to-2020
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We've added a new research summary - Serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) polymorphism and susceptibility to a home visiting maternal-infant attachment intervention delivered by community health workers in South Africa: Reanalysis of a randomized controlled trial
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/research/research-summaries-2017-to-2020
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We've added a new blog post - Whether it is ‘outsourced’ to ‘professional childcare providers’ or a parent remains at home to care for their own child, the cost of childcare is considerable.
http://blog.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/
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Get involved
What About The Children? relies entirely on donations and the support of volunteers to continue its work to prevent emotional harm of young children. Can you help please?
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/get-involved
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Who we are
What About The Children? is a group of people from a range of professional backgrounds who have come together to campaign on behalf of children too young to speak our for themselves.
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/
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What About The Children? campaigns to prevent the emotional neglect of young children. Research shows that the first 3 years of life shape a child’s future for ever, when care during these years is right, there are huge benefits not only for the child but for the whole of society.
https://www.justgiving.com/whataboutthechildren/
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Our background
The charity What About The Children? was established in 1993 by Doreen Goodman and Susannah Clasen to promote better public understanding about the importance of the emotional needs of children in their first three years.
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/
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Research
What About the Children? searches out current scientific research in neuroscience, psychology, biology and the medical sciences, selecting research that provide new insights into early life experiences.
http://www.whataboutthechildren.org.uk/research
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