Seriously Awkward campaign: A busy week at Parliament
This week we had an hosted an event at Parliament for MPs to meet our expert child sexual exploitation practitioners. Nearly a thousand campaigners asked their MP to come.
Q and A video on Hampstead Theatre’s Firebird
Watch The Children’s Society staff in conversation with Firebird’s writer Phil Davies and Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall
Ross Kemp discovers huge challenges around child sexual exploitation in Britain documentary
In Ross Kemp's documentary Britain he has found that despite the prolific media attention around scandals such as those in Oxford, Rochdale and Rotherham, sexual exploitation is still a deeply misunderstood issue.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
We all need to keep poverty in mind
Our new report shows that despite links between older adolescents living in poverty and their emotional well-being, there is a low level of recognition of how poverty can affect children's mental health outcomes in the NHS.
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.