'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.
A summer of opportunities: Volunteering in the church partnership team
What makes a great summer? My answer to this is quite simple: doing things that help others. That is exactly what I was up to for my 2014 summer break.
Mark Anti-Slavery Day with better protection for trafficked children
We need to do more to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
As recent scandals in Rotherham, Oxford and elsewhere highlight the need to protect children from sexual exploitation, our policy officer highlights things we should do.
Read our new Impact Report
Our new report is part of our accountability to volunteers, partners, donors, supporters and, especially, the children we have the honour to work with.
Advent: Seeing and challenging
The author alters a room's lighting and leads us to reflect on darkness and light
Young people 'take over' The Children's Society
Young people from our projects in London saw how our organisation works and 'took over' our policy team last Friday.
Don’t punish children for being children
Why we’re supporting a petition calling on the government to keep the existing definition of anti-social behaviour
Digging into our history: Introducing our archives blog
This week we're kicking off our archives blog, looking at our history and how the past gives context to our current work
'I'm glad I'm able to use my time and skills to help a great cause'
Christina, our new digital volunteer, explains why she's helping us reach more people through digital.