Empowering young people to make safe informed decisions
For today’s National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day our services are running and taking part in events across the country. Here a practitioner answers our questions about working with young people at risk of sexual abuse.
Quiz: How much do you know about child sexual exploitation?
For today's Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day we would like to help everyone know the signs of exploitation and what everyone of us can do to stop it.
Protecting children from sexual exploitation is everyone’s business
In a blog for Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day, policy officer Richard Crellin considers why it is important that everyone understands how children can be better protected from child sexual exploitation.
West End kids Bake and Brew for Easter
Dance-school founder Jessica Elliot speaks about her inspiration to help young people and why she is supporting Bake and Brew with her dance students this year.
A budget for the next generation?
The Chancellor talked about acting now rather than paying later, yet this budget missed opportunities to do so.
Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Seriously Awkward campaign: A busy week at Parliament
This week we had an hosted an event at Parliament for MPs to meet our expert child sexual exploitation practitioners. Nearly a thousand campaigners asked their MP to come.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Refugee Week: Escaping and searching for peace
This week we celebrate Refugee Week and the young people who despite their own personal hardship have worked with us to help other young people to overcome poverty and neglect.
Ross Kemp discovers huge challenges around child sexual exploitation in Britain documentary
In Ross Kemp's documentary Britain he has found that despite the prolific media attention around scandals such as those in Oxford, Rochdale and Rotherham, sexual exploitation is still a deeply misunderstood issue.
We all need to keep poverty in mind
Our new report shows that despite links between older adolescents living in poverty and their emotional well-being, there is a low level of recognition of how poverty can affect children's mental health outcomes in the NHS.
Famous, Rich and Hungry shows that poverty exists
The recent BBC One series' expert - and our Director of Strategy and Policy - explains that the series was about more than exposing celebs to poverty