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.
Just how many young carers are there?
Just how many young carers are there? We need to know.
Why I volunteer to speak about child sexual exploitation
A volunteer speaker answers some questions about how she got involved, what she enjoys about the role, and what impact she is making.
What to expect at North West Care Leavers Festival?
To mark the end of the pilot for Care to be Different, we are bringing young people and professionals together in March at the to celebrate the achievements of the young people we have helped. T
Early intervention funding faces 70% cut
Our new report with Action for Children and The National Children’s Bureau highlights major cuts to funding for early intervention services - our interactive map breaks down the changes across England
Corporate Ambassador Peter tells us why he is running an Ultra Marathon
Peter shares what he has been up to since he joined The Children's Society, and what he has learned.
Christingle in Bolivia: 'An example of true generosity'
A supporter writes of young people in Bolivia supporting a Christingle service, raising funds for vulnerable young people.
Christingle is our new Christmas tradition
A fun Christingle service filled with carols, nativity plays and a fancy dress competition inspired Jayne to start a new family tradition
Invest in tackling child sexual exploitation
During tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor should underline the Government’s commitment to tackling CSE
Asylum support inquiry report instigates parliamentary pressure for change
At a debate in parliament, MPs and ministers address low levels of asylum support for young people and their families.
Sleeping rough to support Make Runaways Safe and Ghanaian children
Scouts leader Camilla Legate describes her and 30 young people’s experience sleeping rough and raising funds for young people.