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.
Are 16 and 17 year olds old enough to know better?
16 and 17 year olds are at high risk of becoming victims of sexual crimes
From child prostitution to child sexual exploitation
We have been campaigning for vulnerable children and young people at risk of sexual exploitation for over two decades. Learn more about our history of fighting child sexual exploitation.
When Becky was 15 she met someone she thought really cared for her. But then things changed. Watch her story here.
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.
#Refugeeswelcome - Young refugees need our help
What we do to support young refugees and how you can help.
Lords support our changes to the law that 'naming' children is 'shaming'
Yesterday, peers voiced their support for changes we proposed to stop the ‘naming and shaming’ of children involved in anti-social behaviour
Try two of our most popular interactive pieces
As we near the anniversary of our first interactive data piece, we're looking back at some of the pieces we've published in the past year
Lessons we can learn from young people: take risks, make mistakes, learn something new
Jim Davis, Good Childhood Advisor, explains why disabled children should be enabled to make their own choices in life.
Are we meeting disabled children's needs?
While disabled children want the same opportunities as their peers, many barriers prevent them from accessing needed services, says Policy Adviser Iryna Pona.
Top tips for choosing your charity Christmas cards this year
Sheryl Sayer is the shop manager at The Children’s Society store in Beccles, Suffolk, which sells the highest number of Christmas cards out of all of our shops, every year.