The needs of destitute migrant children going unmet
Our new report exposes the destitution, exploitation and risks faced by children and their families who do not have access to mainstream benefits.
An important victory for access to justice - the Supreme Court strikes down the legal aid residence test
Last week we saw an important victory as the Supreme court ruled that the Government can not introduce a residence test on legal aid.
Mapped: The extent of sexual crimes against children in England and Wales
New data reveals the extent of sexual crimes committed against children in the past year
Fuel of good cheer: Join us in cheering on London Marathon runners
Will you be at this year's London Marathon? We'll be at two points along the route, cheering on our runners. Please join us and help us cheer on all athletes.
Calling all sports massage therapists or physios
We’re looking for massage therapists to volunteer at the London Marathon this Sunday from 1pm to 6pm.
Calculate how the welfare benefits up-rating cap will affect families
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
Young people 'take over' The Children's Society
Young people from our projects in London saw how our organisation works and 'took over' our policy team last Friday.
Relay, relay good: The Olympic flame runs on!
Seeing the Olympic torch is good but when a friend is carrying it, it's even more special, writes Rosie, our media intern.
The hidden impact of debt
Our new report, The Damage of Debt finds that more than 500,000 children living in debt-ridden families are unhappy with their lives.
From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.