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Opportunities in life should not be based on a postcode lottery, but available to all young people, regardless of background and ability. Young people today face an unprecedented range of daily challenges which are often reported in the media and press. All of which, further support our drive to provide every young people across the country, with a safe and inspiring place to spend their leisure time, with access to employability, health and sporting initiatives which make a huge contribution to their emotional and physical wellbeing.
Teenagers could be left vulnerable to drugs and crime if more youth clubs close in Wales, sector workers fear.
Children have told Newsround how important youth centres are to their lives. But a group of MPs say cuts to youth services across England could be linked to a rise in knife crime.
Spending on youth services in England has been decimated by 69 per cent in a decade and is set to reach its lowest point in a generation next year, new figures show.
Serious youth violence is a social emergency and the government needs to get a grip on the problem or more teenagers will die, MPs have said.
Rising knife crime could be linked to budget cuts that have decimated youth services in parts of England, according to a parliamentary report.
Improving safeguarding responses to gang violence and criminal exploitation.
We need to give desperate young men an alternative to gang culture.
There are 27,000 children aged between 10 and 17 in England who identify as being part of a gang, according to a report by the Children's Commissioner.
A new approach is needed to help children escape from a world of drug-running, gang coercion and premature death.
England and Wales record 37 deaths so far in 2018 as charity stresses deprivation underlies violence.
Knife crime and youth violence are rarely out of the news - musician and mentor Femi Koleoso says we can all play a role in tackling them.