Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
Henley Festival proud to support The Children’s Society
Charlotte Geeves, Chief Executive of Henley Festival, explains how the partnership with The Children’s Society will make a difference to young carers.
The Chancellor must deliver a Budget for low income families
With child poverty rates forecast to skyrocket, we ask the Chancellor to cut no more support for low income families
MPs speak up for 16 and 17 year olds in Parliament
On Monday 7 March the Policing and Crime Bill was discussed in Parliament, read our update of how the discussion went.
‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Advent: Get involved in Christingle
Our video shows how Christingle supports our vision to free children - including the 3.5 million children in the UK live in poverty - from disadvantage.
Use our poverty line calculator to track poverty levels since 2000
Our calculator enables you to find the poverty line and related information for a household
Seriously Awkward campaign goes to party conferences
We have been at the political party conferences, talking to MPs about the Seriously Awkward campaign
Sex education in a digital world
A new bill is being debated in Parliament that with help protect children from the early exposure to online sexualised materials.
A hard day's work: When The Beatles met the children we helped
Remembering the day in 1964 when The Beatles lent us some star support
Do you agree that 700,000 children in poverty should receive free school meals?
The new School Food Plan recognises that 700k children from low income working families miss free school meals - we need to make sure they get those meals