‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird
We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.
Sleeping rough to support Make Runaways Safe and Ghanaian children
Scouts leader Camilla Legate describes her and 30 young people’s experience sleeping rough and raising funds for young people.
New riots report emphasises need to give everyone a stake in society
Our Policy Director on the importance of the Riots, Victims and Communities Panel's report on last summer's riots
Thank you to the bravery of Firebird
For the last five months Firebird, a play addressing the issue of child sexual exploitation, has been supporting our Seriously Awkward campaign. Now as the play’s run in the West End is coming to an end, we look back at the highlights and say thank you to all involved for their support.
Bad traffic: Please support Anti-Slavery Day
Children are trafficked into and around the UK daily. Anti-Slavery Day draws awareness to these young people's plight, explains policy officer Natalie Williams.