The Lightless Sky: an Afghan refugee boy’s journey of escape to a new life in Britain
Gulwali Passarlay was 12 when he fled Afghanistan, his new book tells the story. Here Gulwali tells us about his harrowing journey to the UK
Christmas changes lives at Talbot Heath
Young world-changers come together to celebrate Christmas and make a big difference to vulnerable children. Head teacher, Karen Leahy, tells us how they gather pupils, parents and staff to organise memorable Christmas events.
Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms
The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible
Seriously Awkward campaign goes to party conferences
We have been at the political party conferences, talking to MPs about the Seriously Awkward campaign
Protecting children from payday loan adverts
Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts
The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.
Saying goodbye after three fast months
Mubena sums up her time at our charity, and her upcoming work with young people and sea turtles in Mexico and Costa Rica.
Early intervention funding faces 70% cut
Our new report with Action for Children and The National Children’s Bureau highlights major cuts to funding for early intervention services - our interactive map breaks down the changes across England
Internet Safety Day: Make the internet safer for young people
We’re joining hundreds of organisations to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.
Eve's story: Spiraling debt
A council tax debt led to Eve’s children going hungry and eventually losing their home.
Young carers affected by HIV share stories, help launch resource
Young carers joined us at parliament and helped launch an online resource hub to support other young people in families affected by HIV
Bishops’ letter highlights severe cuts in benefit up-rating bill
A letter from 43 bishops, published in the Sunday Telegraph, argues that a cap on benefits will put even more pressure on families.