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Make a commitment to children

9 Dec 2009

The Children's Society calls on all political parties to make a clear commitment to improving children’s lives in any new administration they form, in its

Royal colleges call to end immigration detention of children

10 Dec 2009

The Royal College of General Practitioners, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Faculty of Public Health have today issued a briefing which describ

Song inspired by The Children's Society hits YouTube!

17 Dec 2009

A musical collaboration inspired by our work has inspired a YouTube hit!

Detained children held in 'wholly unacceptable' conditions

18 Dec 2009

Provision at Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centre had deteriorated since the last inspection and arrangements for children and single women were wholly unacceptable, said Dame Anne Owers, Chief

The Children's Society comments on the Families Green Paper

20 Jan 2010

Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive of The Children's Society, comments on the Government's Families and Relationships Green Paper.

Family conflict significantly harms children’s happiness, says groundbreaking study

27 Jan 2010

Children’s well-being is far more strongly influenced by levels of family conflict than by family structure, according to new research by The Children’s Society into what makes young people happy.

The Children's Society hits the headlines

27 Jan 2010

The Children's Society today had a huge media hit for its childhood well-being research.

Rock FM's Adam @ Breakfast Cheques out The Children's Society

3 Feb 2010

97.4 Rock FM’s Breakfast presenter Adam Catterall and producer Ross Beresford presented a cheque on behalf of the station’s charity, Cash for Kids, to Jennie Kirby of East Lancashire and Emily Salt

OutCry! comment on protests at Yarl's Wood detention centre

8 Feb 2010

The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees have commented on the news that a group of mothers detained at an immigration centre have gone on hunger strike in protest at being separat

Minister 'admits paying millions to detained migrants'

11 Feb 2010

Immigration minister Phil Woolas has admitted millions of pounds are being paid in compensation to migrants who have been detained in removal centres.

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