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?
Shine a light for those whose lives are shrouded in the darkness of exploitation
In the lead up to Advent, Stephen Keyworth, Head of Faith and Society at the Baptist Union for Great Britain, tells us how Christingle fits in to the season.
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.
Crucial opportunity missed to lift refugee children out of poverty
The government has failed to increase asylum support rates, leaving over 10,000 asylum-seeking children in poverty.
Quiz: How well do you know Christingle?
A million people took part in Christingle last year. How many candles did they need?
Recognising young carers and seeing they get the support they need
'We have been working hard over recent weeks to make it clear to politicians and civil servants that young carers are not being provided enough support'
'I've learnt so much and everyone's been really helpful'
Adjoa, one of our volunteer interns, shares the highlights of her internship with us.
'It was really good fun': Inspired youths host a Bake and Brew
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success