16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Thank you, Emma Ball
For three years Emma Ball Ltd, a Nottinghamshire-based design company, has supported our work selling Christmas cards and gifts. Here we ask Emma to reflect on how the partnership has gone and why she got involved.
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.
‘I was very excited when I heard that I was the recipient of the Lois Preston Award’
Kim, a volunteer with our LEAP programme in Leeds, explains how she came to win a new award and what it means to her
'Advocacy can be life-changing': An advocate shares her story
From our programme in Lancashire, Nafeesa shares what it is like to be an advocate, and explains the benefits of young people's voices being heard.
What was the answer to our well-being quiz?
This weekend we asked what you think young people chose as the key factors on their well-being - here are your responses and the answer
Are you what we’re looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.
Get Tough n Buff: Sign up for our 30 day fitness challenge
Become a hero and join the Tough n Buff 30 day fitness challenge.
You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.