Latest Press Releases

Report: worrying new trends in increasing pre-teen and male runaways

11 Jul 2011

A new report reveals children as young as eight are running away from home or care.

Bob Reitemeier's response to the government's reform of legal aid

'There is a danger with these reforms that access to justice for children and young people will be seriously undermined.'

The Children’s Society’s getting ready for Refugee Week

The Children’s Society is this year stepping up our involvement with Refugee Week, which takes place from 20-26 June.

Local children's champion honoured by the Queen

Pauline Geraghty, who helps runaway children in Lancashire with The Children's Society, was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

The Children's Society gains international accolade

6 Jun 2011

The Children's Society’s Archive has been added to the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register.

Statement about commercialisation of childhood review

6 Jun 2011

Statement by The Children’s Society about the Reg Bailey review into commercialisation of childhood.

New free online resource helps children talk openly about parents' drinking problems

24 May 2011

Research shows that around 2.6 million children in the UK are living with parents who are drinking hazardously and 705,000 are living with dependent drinkers.

Child poverty falls but we still have concerns

The new Household Below Average Income figures out today bring the welcome news that in the heart of the recession, child poverty fell.

It's good to talk - and even better take action

With Ecclesiastical Insurance, we have launched a new initiative that provides money to local community projects.

New research reveals renewed child detention fears

New research published by The Children's Society warns of the on-going dangers of detaining children.

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