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.
Government confirms 'no going back' on low income measures of child poverty
'It's great to hear Education Minister David Laws setting out his commitment to acting on the underlying causes of child poverty, not just on the symptoms.'
Refugee Week: Protecting child refugees in the UK
Join us and thousands of people from all walks of life joining together to celebrate Refugee Week
'It can get so cold that when the heating isn’t on you can see your breath'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Tania, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
Anti-bullying week: children's voices
The Anti-Bullying Alliance is shining a light on bullying and encouraging teachers, parents and children to use their Power for Good to help combat bullying throughout the year.
Krish Kandiah explores what the Bible says about family relationships. One gospel writer, Matthew, reminds us that Jesus’ family had been inclusive of the outsider for generations. In coming to into the world at the very first Christmas, Jesus demonstrates what it means to be part of a loving, outward-facing family.