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.
Q&A with Amy Edwards
Amy Edwards, project worker at the US Service, speaks about her work supporting young people with learning disabilities who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing, sexual exploitation.
It’s not consent, its sexual exploitation
While 16 and 17 year olds can legally consent to sex in healthy relationships, there is nothing healthy or normal about being coerced or groomed and made to submit to sexual acts.
Are 16 and 17 year olds old enough to know better?
16 and 17 year olds are at high risk of becoming victims of sexual crimes
From child prostitution to child sexual exploitation
We have been campaigning for vulnerable children and young people at risk of sexual exploitation for over two decades. Learn more about our history of fighting child sexual exploitation.
Track the low levels of support asylum-seeking families receive
Use our interactive graph to see the varying levels of support for nine different families.
'There is an assumption that poverty ends at school- but that’s not the case.'
This blog was written as part of The Children’s Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
BenevoLent: 'The future we want for ourselves is built today'
Today, Lorna, offers some inspiring words for people giving up something for Lent.
Seriously Awkward: Katie's Story
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Join us in calling on the Government to change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect.
Volunteering to facilitate the change that migrants need
Qabil talks about helping migrants and learning communication skills as a volunteer with us.
John's story: Our mentoring project helped him change his life
'My mum says that things are now going our way for once and The Children’s Society can take a lot of credit for that', John says.