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The good childhood report 2016


Publication date

Aug 2016


The Good Childhood Report 2016 is the fifth in a series of annual reports published by The Children’s Society about how children in the UK feel about their lives. Our latest report shows a growing gap in happiness between girls and boys, with girls being particularly unhappy with their appearance.


Psychology, Young People, Well Being, and Social Psychology


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