06.0121 Parenting & Campaigning Organisations

Playing Out

Description

Playing Out is a not-for-profit organisation working to activate street play in communities across the UK. It began in Bristol as a response to the way children’s lives have become restricted and limited by traffic and the dangers and barriers this poses to their freedom. Read more »

Project Wild Thing & The Wild Network

Description

Project Wild Thing: Reconnecting Kids & Nature is an ambitious new film-led social change campaign that aims to reconnect children in the UK with nature and the outdoors.

It’s a response to how disconnected from the natural world our children have become. Time playing outdoors has halved in just one generation.

The disconnection from nature could be catastrophic – for both kids and nature. Time spent outdoors improves health and wellbeing. Nature makes for happy and healthy kids. Read more »

The Informed Parent

Description

Promotes awareness and understanding about the vaccination issue to enable parents to make an informed and educated decision about whether to vaccinate or not. Publishes a newsletter three times a year as well as providing a reading/resource pamphlet. Runs a support network for concerned parents wanting to make contact with others and provides guidance in alternative and holistic practitioners.

Baby Milk Action

Description

Non-profit organisation which aims to save infant lives and to end the avoidable suffering caused by inappropriate infant feeding by working within a global network to strengthen independent, transparent and effective controls on the marketing of the baby feeding industry worldwide. To achieve this, Baby Milk Action works to end the inappropriate marketing policies and practices of the baby feeding industry and to ensure that mothers and infants worldwide are effectively represented wherever decisions affecting infant feeding are made.

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