Lauren's story: Supported by us
Like lots of the young people we work with, Lauren had a difficult home life, and spent much of her time outside on the streets to get away from it all. This is her story, of how she was exploited by others.
Keeping children and teachers aware of sexual exploitation
Sarah Wells is a practitioner in our Lancashire service, Street Safe. She specialises in working with schools to deliver awareness raising sessions.
Here she answers some of our questions about her work.
What I am doing to fight child sexual exploitation
Our volunteer Zak answered our questions about what he has been doing to raise important funds and educate the public about child sexual exploitation
Chloe's story: Let down at 16
In our child sexual exploitation services we support young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation. Many young people have been let down by the people who are supposed to be keeping them safe. This is Chloe's story.
Q&A with Amy Edwards
Amy Edwards, project worker at the US Service, speaks about her work supporting young people with learning disabilities who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing, sexual exploitation.
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.
'I talk about The Children’s Society and usually get very positive responses'
David shares his experiences volunteering as a volunteer speaker and becoming the Diocesan President for Liverpool
What we told MPs about how to tackle grooming in a local area
In the wake of shocking stories of child sexual exploitation, we go to parliament to share knowledge about protecting and supporting young people.
Highlights of 2015
We have achieved a lot over the past year thanks to your support.
Here are some of the highlights from a fantastic year.
Giving a fuller picture of childhood poverty
Staff and families at one of our projects share their experiences with the government
Advent: Keeping wonder alive
What keeps me going after 30 years is knowing that Christingle is not just a pretty prelude to Christmas, but a real opportunity for us to do something meaningful to impact the lives of children and young people in our community.
Children’s experiences of their local area are vital to their well-being
Our latest Good Childhood report has found that how children see their local area is clearly linked to their well-being.