Helping out at the migrant camp in Calais
Four of our staff visited the ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in Calais in a personal capacity just a week before its demolition by the French authorities.
Kevin Lueshing: It took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story
Even though I was a British champion boxer - tough and ruthless - it took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story.
Remember what you were like when you were 16?
The Children’s Society campaigner helped us respond to a consultation by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Policing and Crime Bill
Policy and Research visit to No.10 Downing Street
Following on from the successful release of the Good Childhood Report 2016, members of the team were invited to No.10 to discuss its key findings.
Families need breathing space from debt
For too many children living in families struggling with debt, a knock at the door can be terrifying.
Day of Action
Our Campaigns team visit Brighton to build support for the Debt Trap campaign and our calls for a breathing space
Eve's story: Spiraling debt
A council tax debt led to Eve’s children going hungry and eventually losing their home.
Time travelling in south London: A trip through our archives
Our archives are a sort of Narnia, tucked away in an unassuming office building, housing a rich collection of stories.
‘It is more blessed to give than to receive’
Giving shows that we are part of something bigger than ourselves
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
Lauren's story: Supported by us
Like lots of the young people we work with, Lauren had a difficult home life, and spent much of her time outside on the streets to get away from it all. This is her story, of how she was exploited by others.