Children’s experiences of their local area are vital to their well-being
Our latest Good Childhood report has found that how children see their local area is clearly linked to their well-being.
Our latest Good Childhood Report reveals rise in girls’ unhappiness
It is absolutely vital to listen to what children have to say about their lives.
We never say ‘not now’ to children and young people
Our head of community participation, Jim, explains how a rediscovered children’s storybook got him thinking about our ground-breaking work on children’s well-being and mental health.
Solidarity with Refugees: These children need our help
Rosalind Ereira, founder of the Solidarity with Refugees march, tells us why charities like The Children’s Society taking part in the march is so important.
'How well do we support boys and young men who are victims of trafficking?'
Phil Brewer, who leads the Metropolitan Police's Trafficking & Kidnap Unit, shared his thoughts on our Boys Don't Cry report, which addresses that boys and young men are being trafficked into the UK and experience sexual exploitation.
Seriously Awkward school holidays
Karen, a Project Worker at our SCARPA project in Newcastle, knows that without the structure of school, summer holidays can be a more dangerous time for vulnerable young people.
The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?
With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.
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.
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.
Juggling multiple debts - the damage done to children’s mental health
They just came that morning. I could only take the things that I could carry.
Handle with Care: Missing my brother
Anna writes about what the Handle with Care campaign means for her and her family.