NCB runs and hosts a number of campaigns aimed at
improving children and young people's experiences and life
Anti-Bullying Week: an annual UK event
which aims to raise awareness of bullying of children and young
people, in schools and elsewhere, and to highlight ways of
preventing and responding to it.
Disabled Child Matters (EDCM): a campaign to get
rights and justice for every disabled child. They work closely with
the disabled children's sector and 34,000 supporters to lobby
Government to ensure disabled children and their families have the
services and support they need.
Playday: Playday is a celebration
of children's right to play, and a campaign that highlights
the importance of play in children's lives. It generally takes
place on the first Wednesday of August each year.
Get Money Savvy: 'Get Money Savvy' is
a petition by young people, for young people, to ensure that all
pupils are taught how to manage their money properly.
We also actively support the following external
- Action for Happiness: a movement for positive
social change, bringing together people from all walks of life who
want to play a part in creating a happier society for
for Child Centred Care: a coalition of organisations, concerned
with care experienced by children and young people, who come
together to promote improvements in the care system in
and Young People's Mental Health Coalition: brings together
leading charities to campaign jointly on the mental health and
wellbeing of children and young people.
- Children are Unbeatable! England: a
campaign for the UK to satisfy human rights obligations by
modernising the law on assault to afford children the same
protection as adults.
Charities' Coalition on Internet Safety (CHIS): promotes safe
and equal access to the internet and associated digital
technologies for all children and young people.
- Children's Food Campaign: to improve young
people's health and well-being through: good food and real food
education in every school; protecting children from junk food
marketing; clear food labelling that everyone, including children,
Rights Alliance for England (CRAE): CRAE protects the human
rights of children by lobbying government and others who hold
power, by bringing or supporting test cases and by using regional
and international human rights mechanisms.
- End Child Poverty: the campaign to end child
poverty by 2020.
- Energy Bill Revolution: An alliance of
children's and older people's charities, health and disability
groups, environment groups, consumer groups, trade unions,
businesses, politicians and public figures calling for warm homes
and lower bills for all.
- Eurochild:a network of organisations and
individuals working in and across Europe to improve the quality of
life of children and young people.
- Kinship Care Alliance: campaigning to enable
more children who are in the care system to live safely and
securely with their wider family.
- Refugee Children's Consortium: a group of NGOs
working collaboratively to ensure that the rights and needs of
refugee children are promoted, respected and met in accordance with
the relevant domestic, regional and international standards.
- Right Year
for Children:a year of action, beginning November 2011, to
celebrate 20 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in
the UK and seek greater rights protection for children and young
people in England (led by CRAE/OCC).
- Rights of Children UK (ROCK): a UK-wide
coalition of organisations and individuals which seeks the
incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the
Child (CRC) into UK law.
Committee for Youth Justice (SCYJ): works for reform of the
youth justice system in England and Wales for the benefit of
children and young people and the community at large.
- Votes at
16: A coalition of organisations campaigning to lower the
voting age for all public elections.
- Young Equals: a campaign to get protection
from age discrimination for children and young people.