Latest Press Releases

Over half of poor UK children denied key support to keep their homes warm

7 Mar 2014

More than half of all children in poverty are missing out on crucial help that could keep them warm, reveals our shocking new analysis

New child poverty strategy contains no new ideas, is a wasted opportunity

27 Feb 2014

Response to the government's child poverty strategy.

Disabled young people take action on improving relationships and sex education

24 Feb 2014

A group of young disabled people have produced a video about sex education and relationships featuring advice from professionals.

Government's moves mark breakthrough in protecting trafficked children

29 Jan 2014

New legal requirement meets our call for trafficked children's needs to take priority over their immigration status.

Free school meals for infants protected in law

23 Jan 2014

We have welcomed the government's decision to protect free school meals for infants in law

Response to Chancellor's speech on welfare

6 Jan 2014

Child poverty tops list of 2014's ' year of hard truths'

young boy in blanket

Fuel poverty puts children’s health at risk as millions turn heating down

13 Jan 2014

We've teamed up with the Daily Mirror to expose the huge numbers of families suffering in cold homes

Runaway children at risk from new police guidance

17 Dec 2013

We are concerned that new police guidelines will leave runaway children at risk

The Children's Society welcomes draft Modern Day Slavery Bill

16 Dec 2013

Draft Modern Day Slavery Bill is key to tackling trafficking - but guardians for trafficked children are critical to keeping them safe.


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