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.
John's story, the difference we made
This years' Impact Report focuses on our work in our five priority themes. Children's mental health and well-being is one area. Here we hear John's story of how his mentor helped him.
As it happened: Teens in Crisis, the 2015 Edward Rudolf Debate
We led a national debate on 19 November, tackling the question: Are we failing our nation’s teenagers?
How Southbank Centre is bringing the hidden lives of young carers into the spotlight
WHY Festival will feature Hidden, a ground-breaking exhibition about young carers, as part of its partnership with The Children’s Society.
What we can do to stop child sexual exploitation
The 'industrial scale' sexual exploitation of children in England is in the news again. A review into serious failings in Oxfordshire found that at least 373 children were sexually abused and let down by the professionals there to protect them.
Marnie was 16 when she was struggling to make friends and was falling behind with her school work. This is her story.
Bullying – let’s talk about it
Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.