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The Children's Society comment: Missing Person Taskforce findings

23 Mar 2010

The Children's Society welcomes today’s Home Office measures and promise of an action plan to help missing people and their families.

Almost two in every 100 children run away from home in the North East

23 Mar 2010

Around two out of every 100 North East children ran away from home or care in the last year, new figures reveal.

Comment on HMIP Report into Yarl's Wood

24 Mar 2010

Camilla Engeset, Policy Officer at The Children's Society, and Addie Trude, Research and Policy Manager at Bail for Immigration Detainees, comment:

OutCry! supports the sanctuary pledge

25 Mar 2010

The Children’s Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees strongly support the Sanctuary Pledge, launched today.

Leaves of Life

6 Apr 2010

Leaves of Life is a children’s (aged 5-11) worship and participation resource that enables churches to hear what children think

Response to Primark dropping bikini for children following criticism

14 Apr 2010

The Children's Society welcomes the decision by Primark to remove padded bikini tops for young girls from their high street shops.

Generous Peter delivers a book bonanza

21 Apr 2010

Bookseller Peter Ho has delivered a huge boost to The Children's Society's campaign to encourage young people to read.

OutCry! delighted at pledge to end immigration detention of children

12 May 2010

The new Government has today announced plans to end the immigration detention of children as part of its coalition negotiation agreement. The following statement has been released today: 

Charity overwhelmed by growing number of destitute children

19 May 2010

The Children’s Society’s network of projects across the country are being approached by increasing numbers of children, young people and their families who have fallen into destitution.

Case study: Kaleeq's story

5 Jun 2008

Case study: Kaleeq's story

05 June 2008


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