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.
Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms
The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible
Seriously Awkward campaign goes to party conferences
We have been at the political party conferences, talking to MPs about the Seriously Awkward campaign
Protecting children from payday loan adverts
Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts
The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.
BenevoLent: I'm giving up sugar for Lent
Today, Lorna tells us what she is giving up for our BenevoLent campaign.
Meet Katey, our Digital Intern
Katey talks about volunteering to help young people learn to read, her work here and her time in London
Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence
Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.
New powers help tackle child sexual exploitation
The sexual exploitation of children can happen anywhere, but often occurs in hotels – we welcome new powers to stop it
Bringing together different generations makes a difference
Bringing together older and younger generations can mean more positive relationships for people across a community