Latest Press Releases

Four out of five children 'don't have good role models'

16 Sep 2009

Four out of five adults believe that children do not have good role models in their lives nowadays, according to a survey released today by The Children’s Society’s National Mentoring Initiative.

The Children's Society 'Makes it Happen' by advising Government on disability participation

17 Sep 2009

The Children's Society has today launched ‘Making it Happen’, a new project funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF).

Young refugees record their first song of love, peace and togetherness

24 Sep 2009

A group of 5 young refugees and asylum-seekers aged 16-20 from Birmingham have written and recorded a song which they hope will spread a message of peace, love, friendship and togetherness to other

The Children's Society's media team wins Third Sector award

25 Sep 2009

The Children's Society's Media Team has been chosen as Communications Team of the Year in the Third Sector Excellence Awards 2009.

Kumasi project celebrates bright future with The Children's Society

1 Oct 2009

Young refugees living in Newcastle have organised a fashion show and presentation to mark the handover of the Kumasi project from Save the Children to The Children's Society.

Britain's dads want to read more bedtime stories

1 Oct 2009

89% of Britain’s fathers believe it's important for parents to read bedtime stories with their children regularly, according to our new survey.

First UK study finds immigration detention seriously damages children’s physical and mental health

12 Oct 2009

Medical experts demand review of the policy of detaining children in immigration removal centres, citing evidence that detention harms children’s well-being

Dads wake up to a bedtime story at London rail station

16 Oct 2009

A magical childhood scene has been created in London to highlight the importance of parents, especially fathers, reading to their children.

Statement on appointment of new children's commissioner

19 Oct 2009

Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive of The Children's Society, comments on the appointment of Maggie Atkinson to the role of children's commissioner, and the decision by the Select Committee for Childr

Professionals ‘missing opportunities’ to help hidden children exploited for sex and forced labour

2 Nov 2009

Children and young people trafficked into the UK, or exploited after their arrival, are struggling to get help from authorities responsible for their welfare, according to new research from The Chi

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