Latest Press Releases

Children ‘take over’ policy jobs at The Children’s Society HQ!

11 Nov 2011

Children and young people from The Children’s Society projects in London will be taking over the policy and public affairs team on Friday 11 November.

'Materially deprived children' unhappier than peers

7 Nov 2011

Materially deprived children are five times more likely to be unhappy than their peers, new research published by The Children’s Society reveals

The Children's Society's response to the Low Review

3 Nov 2011

Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, responds to findings from the Low Review.

The Children’s Society’s response to the Family Justice Review’s final report

3 Nov 2011

Statement from Bob Reitemeier, CEO The Children's Society in response to the Family Justice Review Final Report

Our response to government proposals to tackle teenage gangs

Measures suggested today by the home secretary cannot be seen as a foolproof way of stopping young people from getting involved in gangs and criminal behaviour.

Almost 700 children detained in four months

17 Oct 2011

Between May and the end of August 2011, 697 children were detained at all Greater London and South East ports.

Statement in response to the Institute for Fiscal Studies' report on poverty and universal credit

11 Oct 2011

Statement in response to the Institute for Fiscal Studies' report on poverty and universal credit

Four in ten disabled children are living in poverty

7 Oct 2011

Four in ten disabled children in the UK - a staggering 320,000 - are living in poverty, reveals a new report by The Children’s Society.

Bob Reitemeier prepares to say goodbye after a decade at the helm

Our Chief Executive will leave The Children's Society after a decade of championing improvements for the lives of children.

Disabled children and young people missing out on vital advocacy services

26 Sep 2011

Advocacy for disabled children and young people can lead to considerable improvements for them and their families, yet many are missing out on vital support.


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