The right to private and family life protects vulnerable children too
As the home secretary spoke of a new immigration bill, she focused on the 'right to respect for private and family life', which matters to us all4 Oct 2013
Advent video: 'It puts you in that mindset of . . . I'm not worth as much as everybody else'
Don’t miss this endearing, heartbreaking video of Sam and his sister describing how being poor leads to many challenges6 Dec 2013
Advent: What does it mean for children to lead and to flourish?
Anthony Clarke, minister and fellow at Oxford, considers what can stop children from flourishing6 Dec 2013
Weekend reading: Greatest hits from our blog
Flip through some of the most popular pieces on our blog by way of the Flipboard app8 Dec 2013
Advent: A child shall lead them
After years spent listening to children and young people, Jim Davis reflects on what children have said6 Dec 2013
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres23 May 2014
Recipe for an amazing festival: 1600 young carers, music and a cardboard house
At the Young Carers Festival, Rob finds the contrast between fun and caring responsibilities5 Jul 2013
The scale of problem debt among families with children
Our new campaign, The Debt Trap, is about revealing the harm of debt on children and families – what is the scale of the problem we’re addressing?27 May 2014
Providing refuge since Roman times
In recognition of centuries of Britain providing sanctuary, Refugee Week built an interactive timeline19 Jun 2013
Boys don’t cry? Young men can be victims of sexual exploitation, too
Our project in Lancashire recently hosted an event focusing on the under-addressed problem of sexually exploited boys and young men8 Feb 2013