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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

New duty on UK Border Agency to safeguard children

2 Sep 2009

The Refugee Children’s Consortium, chaired by The Children's Society, has welcomed new legislation to protect children subject to immigration controls, including trafficked children and those seeki

Unemployment creates new child poverty crisis

3 Nov 2009

A staggering two million British children now have no parent in work and the number of children in families having to survive on benefits has jumped by 170,000 in just twelve months according to a

Refuges needed across Britain to protect runaways

26 Nov 2009

A network of emergency accommodation for young runaways should be created across the UK, a new report says today.


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