National media briefing: Headway, War on Want, the NSPCC, Barnardo's, the Eastern Congo Initiative and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Prince Harry has opened the new headquarters of the brain injury charity Headway in Nottingham. 

See The Guardian for full story

The deaths of more than 200 workers after a building collapsed in Bangladesh could have been avoided, campaigners including War on Want have said.

See BBC News for full story

The Sex Education Forum, a coalition of more than 90 organisations including the NSPCC and Barnardo’s, has produced a guide to be given out in schools.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The Hollywood actor Ben Affleck will live on $1.50 (98p) a day for five days on behalf of his charity the Eastern Congo Initiative as part of the Live Below the Line Challenge to highlight global poverty.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated $1.8bn (£1.1bn) to fight polio, it was announced at the Global Vaccine Summit in Abu Dhabi.

See The Independent for full story

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