Natalie Williams, Policy Adviser, Poverty and Inequality

Natalie Williams
I lead on our policy on children in poverty and inequality, including refugee, migrant and trafficked children.
Teen looking down at her phone

New legal powers for child trafficking advocates will help hundreds of children

We applaud the Government for listening to our calls and changing the law to improve support for hundreds of trafficked children across the UK.

26 Feb 2015
boy sitting under a blanket on a sofa

Show some warmth: Energy companies need to protect families in debt

Our new report reveals the devastating effects that energy debt has on children’s lives.

22 Jan 2015
Teenage girl in alleway

Mark Anti-Slavery Day with better protection for trafficked children

With the Modern Slavery Bill high on the parliamentary agenda, there is hope this Anti-Slavery Day that child victims of trafficking will at last get the help and protection they need.

17 Oct 2014
Child with her guardian

Independent guardians for separated migrant children could save money

Our new report with UNICEF makes the economic case for why migrant children should be allocated an independant legal guardian

29 Jul 2014
The 'Say Something if you See Something' logo on a hotel door

New powers help tackle child sexual exploitation

The sexual exploitation of children can happen anywhere, but often occurs in hotels – we welcome new powers to stop it

28 Feb 2014
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Don’t punish children for being children

Why we’re supporting a petition calling on the government to keep the existing definition of anti-social behaviour

2 Jan 2014