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.
Henley Festival proud to support The Children’s Society
Charlotte Geeves, Chief Executive of Henley Festival, explains how the partnership with The Children’s Society will make a difference to young carers.
The Chancellor must deliver a Budget for low income families
With child poverty rates forecast to skyrocket, we ask the Chancellor to cut no more support for low income families
MPs speak up for 16 and 17 year olds in Parliament
On Monday 7 March the Policing and Crime Bill was discussed in Parliament, read our update of how the discussion went.
‘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.
Volunteers' Week: 'The independent visitor initiative is a fantastic scheme'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we asked Barry, an independent visitor volunteer at our Checkpoint programme, about his experiences.
Saying goodbye after three fast months
Mubena sums up her time at our charity, and her upcoming work with young people and sea turtles in Mexico and Costa Rica.
Watch Edward Timpson's message to young carers
While the children's minister's message was first broadcast at this year's Young Carers Festival, his message is for all young carers across England
A child psychologist’s view of that Seriously Awkward age
The notion that 16 and 17 year olds can look after themselves means that their vulnerability is often overlooked.
What I am doing to fight child sexual exploitation
Our volunteer Zak answered our questions about what he has been doing to raise important funds and educate the public about child sexual exploitation
Seeing the signs of sexual exploitation
The children's commissioner's new report identifies running away as an indicator that a child is at risk - more needs to be done to keep children safe.