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.
When Becky was 15 she met someone she thought really cared for her. But then things changed. Watch her story here.
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.
Young people meet minister in support of International Missing Children’s Day
Grace and Amy tell stories of their visit to London to meet the minister.
Lent: Poverty of relationship
Whatever the reason, a parent's presence can provide deep levels of reassurance, writes Krish Kandiah of the Home for Good campaign
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.
The hard truths about debt (infographic)
After reading Latasha's story in Stopping the debt trap, have a look at our infographic about debt statistics.
Advent: Stop payday loan ads with our ‘Ready Teddy’ campaign
Christmas in particular is a time when families might face financial struggles. We have been campaigning to stop payday loan adverts from being shown during children’s TV shows. Watch our video today, and find out why this is a problem for many families.
Refugee Week: Escaping and searching for peace
This week we celebrate Refugee Week and the young people who despite their own personal hardship have worked with us to help other young people to overcome poverty and neglect.