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.
Advent: Somewhere in between
Esther’s poem, based on Psalm 25, reminds us why it’s important to take some time to reflect during Advent.
Advent: Wishing you a very merry Christmas!
Christmas is here! We hope that you have enjoyed the journey through Advent as much as we have.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing
Advent: The four-week wait
For many children, four weeks seems like a lifetime, and yet for others, the longer they can delay Christmas, the better
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.