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.
We need to transform children’s mental health services
As child and adolescent mental health services face a tipping point, we outline priorities for improving these vital services.
Sarah Maxwell: 'Tough n Buff is uniquely placed to get you on the road to fitness'
In support of our new 30-day fitness challenge, fitness expert Sarah Maxwell writes about why she supports the challenge, and how exercise and volunteering changed her life.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
Walking whatever the weather in support of The Children’s Society
On the wettest day of the month so far, a group of dedicated supporters embarked on an impressive 9 mile walk on the Surrey/Sussex border.
One girl summed up a key preoccupation of her generation
Jim shares why it’s important that we’re listening and listened to
Helping to keep children safe in Lancashire
Our Street Safe project in Lancashire, funded by Comic Relief, supports children at risk of sexual exploitation and those who have run away
Volunteers' and young carers' stories, and your invitation to write for our blog
Volunteers and young carers have written some terrific stories over the past two weeks, plus now you can read blog posts on your Kindle or other e-reader