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Child runaways in significant danger as professionals fail to step in

The first comprehensive picture of runaways under age 16 for six years, shows that the .

Children ‘take over’ policy jobs at The Children’s Society HQ!

11 Nov 2011

Children and young people from The Children’s Society projects in London will be taking over the policy and public affairs team on Friday 11 November.

Greenbelt 2011: Arts, Christingle, Make Runaways Safe and us

We joined thousands of people at this year's Greenbelt festival. Please watch our video of some of the festival's highlights.

'Materially deprived children' unhappier than peers

7 Nov 2011

Materially deprived children are five times more likely to be unhappy than their peers, new research published by The Children’s Society reveals

The Children's Society's response to the Low Review

3 Nov 2011

Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, responds to findings from the Low Review.

The Children’s Society’s response to the Family Justice Review’s final report

3 Nov 2011

Statement from Bob Reitemeier, CEO The Children's Society in response to the Family Justice Review Final Report

Our response to government proposals to tackle teenage gangs

Measures suggested today by the home secretary cannot be seen as a foolproof way of stopping young people from getting involved in gangs and criminal behaviour.

Calling all choral Carols, Caroles, Karols, Carolines . . . and everyone else

We're gathering Carols on 14 December to sing Christmas carols in support of young runaways. (Even if your name isn't Carol, please join us.)

The Children's Society in Kent - our featured programme

This month The Children's Society in Kent is our Featured programme.

Almost 700 children detained in four months

17 Oct 2011

Between May and the end of August 2011, 697 children were detained at all Greater London and South East ports.