Break the darkness with the light of Christingle
We shuffle in, out of the cold. It isn’t long before we are handed a bizarre object. As the lights fade, sweets are stealthily swallowed.
More help should be available for parents
National policy and local service provision must address the needs of families with teenagers.
A lack of attention
Our new research project opens up the issues around a neglected subject – adolescent neglect.
Where is the justice for children?
Following Lord Bach's review into Access to Justice, the commission sought to measure the current legal system for those in most need, and its interim findings are stock
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.
Are we wrapping our children in cotton wool?
Elaine Hindal, Director of our Campaign for Childhood, suggests children need more freedom and choice.
We need to better protect 16- and 17-year-olds
Debate around the Serious Crime Bill is an opportunity to make all types of cruelty to children up to the age of 18 a criminal offence
It’s not consent, its sexual exploitation
While 16 and 17 year olds can legally consent to sex in healthy relationships, there is nothing healthy or normal about being coerced or groomed and made to submit to sexual acts.
The Lightless Sky: an Afghan refugee boy’s journey of escape to a new life in Britain
Gulwali Passarlay was 12 when he fled Afghanistan, his new book tells the story. Here Gulwali tells us about his harrowing journey to the UK