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.
Advent: On the journey out of the darkness and into the light
'Things always look better from on high', writes journalist and author Chine Mbubaegbu as she reflects on height, light and Isaiah 2.1-5
BenevoLent: A new life
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
Help make the Children and Social Work Bill work for children and young people
We can improve the bill, the biggest shake up of the care system in a generation.
Lords support our changes to the law that 'naming' children is 'shaming'
Yesterday, peers voiced their support for changes we proposed to stop the ‘naming and shaming’ of children involved in anti-social behaviour
Keep your fitness resolutions in 2016
Celebrity trainer Sarah Maxwell explains how our 30 day fitness challenge is a fantastic way for you to start the New Year and help vulnerable children across the UK