I remember those days
Shakira Martin faced difficulty in her teenage years, and shares her story with us here.
Lauren's story: Supported by us
Like lots of the young people we work with, Lauren had a difficult home life, and spent much of her time outside on the streets to get away from it all. This is her story, of how she was exploited by others.
Bullying – let’s talk about it
This week is Anti-Bullying Week. 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.
Keeping children and teachers aware of sexual exploitation
Sarah Wells is a practitioner in our Lancashire service, Street Safe. She specialises in working with schools to deliver awareness raising sessions.
Here she answers some of our questions about her work.
What I am doing to fight child sexual exploitation
Our volunteer Zak answered our questions about what he has been doing to raise important funds and educate the public about child sexual exploitation
Chloe's story: Let down at 16
In our child sexual exploitation services we support young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation. Many young people have been let down by the people who are supposed to be keeping them safe. This is Chloe's story.
We support changes to the law to protect children from potential sex offenders
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
How can we prevent a repeat of the recent rioting in England?
We must strengthen communities by involving children and young people, listening to their opinions and protecting intergenerational projects from budget cuts.
Dressing as a dinner lady at Labour party conference
Our policy officer Laura dresses as a dinner lady and quizzes MPs, building support for our Fair and Square campaign
Are you eligible for a £140 payment towards your energy bills?
Our calculator helps you check eligibility for the Warm Home Discount scheme
Home Office minister and young people meet in Peckham
Young people and our staff welcomed Jeremy Browne, MP and Home Office minister, to talk about our work