National media briefing: Age UK, TAG, the Prince's Trust, the National Childbirth Trust

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Hundreds of women are expected to take part in a protest, organised by Age UK, against the revised timetable for changes to the state pension age.

See The Guardian for full story

The youth employment charity TAG has warned that unemployment of young people has "escalated dramatically" over the past year and is widely expected to break the one million barrier today.

See The Guardian for full story

A survey by the Prince's Trust has warned that the UK is developing a "youth underclass", and found that those from deprived backgrounds were three times more likely to say they will end up on benefits.

See BBC News for full story

New mothers are battling a growing tide of isolation as they move ever further away from their traditional network of family and friends, new research by the National Childbirth Trust has found.

See The Independent for full story

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