Our latest Good Childhood Report reveals rise in girls’ unhappiness
It is absolutely vital to listen to what children have to say about their lives.
We never say ‘not now’ to children and young people
Our head of community participation, Jim, explains how a rediscovered children’s storybook got him thinking about our ground-breaking work on children’s well-being and mental health.
Solidarity with Refugees: These children need our help
Rosalind Ereira, founder of the Solidarity with Refugees march, tells us why charities like The Children’s Society taking part in the march is so important.
'How well do we support boys and young men who are victims of trafficking?'
Phil Brewer, who leads the Metropolitan Police's Trafficking & Kidnap Unit, shared his thoughts on our Boys Don't Cry report, which addresses that boys and young men are being trafficked into the UK and experience sexual exploitation.
Seriously Awkward school holidays
Karen, a Project Worker at our SCARPA project in Newcastle, knows that without the structure of school, summer holidays can be a more dangerous time for vulnerable young people.
John's story, the difference we made
This years' Impact Report focuses on our work in our five priority themes. Children's mental health and well-being is one area. Here we hear John's story of how his mentor helped him.
Lauren's story: Groomed and exploited
When she was 13, Lauren was targeted by men who groomed and sexually exploited her.
London Marathon: Join our team, and watch last year's team run 26 miles in 30 seconds
Our map shows 71 of our team members running this year's London Marathon course in half a minute
Will you donate your #FirstFiver?
It’s always a dream for charities when campaigns “go viral”, breaking into the public consciousness and gaining a life of their own. That happened this week for the whole charity sector involved in #FirstFiver.
A great honour for our volunteers and our organisation
This week, we received Investing in Volunteers accreditation, a sign of the high quality of our volunteering programme
Young people enjoy work experience day at the Children's Commissioner's office and at our headquarters
Carole Jackson details the visit by two young people from our PACT programme who interviewed the Children's Commissioner and meet staff at our head office.