Latest Press Releases

Grooming scandal shows need for major changes

There needs to be a seismic shift in attitudes to make sure that all children, and particularly older teenagers, are seen and treated as children, not simply young adults

Child sexual exploitation: Tougher abuse measures welcome but denial culture must end

3 Mar 2015

Our response to the Prime Minister’s calls for tougher measures on child sexual exploitation

Parents fed up with rip-off school uniform policies

24 Feb 2015

Our new report reveals that parents have had enough of paying premium prices for school uniforms.

16 and 17-year-olds at greatest risk of abuse and neglect but are least protected

20 Feb 2015

New analysis shows 16 and 17 year olds are most at risk of abuse and neglect but they aren't protected by law.

Last minute changes to Modern Slavery Bill will protect hundreds of trafficked children

18 Feb 2015

The Children's Society welcomes changes to the Modern Slavery Bill which will protect trafficked children

The Children’s Society and Northern Gas Networks join forces to help Bradford families in fuel poverty

13 Feb 2015

The Children's Society and Northern Gas Networks are launching a pilot scheme to support families and help them to learn about energy efficiency.

Young carers urge Government to support 'hidden' children

Call comes as portrait exhibition opens in London, capturing the hidden lives, hardships and hopes of hundreds of thousands of young carers across the country.

The Government's child sexual abuse inquiry is a welcome fresh start

4 Feb 2015

'We support the appointment of a new chairperson and new panel with statutory powers. This is a fresh start and represents a new opportunity that absolutely must not be wasted.'

Children in poverty the ‘big winners’ from £74m crisis funding

The Government's decision to continue funding local welfare assistance will provide crucial relief for families and children in poverty.


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