Latest Press Releases

Majority of child victims of abuse are suffering in silence

Responding to the Children’s Commissioner’s report on child sexual abuse, Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, said:

Gospel sensation raises her voice for vulnerable children

17 Nov 2015

MOBO-Award winning gospel singer, Lurine Cato sings with J's Dance Factory

Shocking video reveals child sex exploitation realities

11 Nov 2015

Our new video the horrific crime of child sexual exploitation to raise funds crucial to our being able to help these children and keep more safe. (This is a joint media release with VCCPme.)

Free online screening of Hampstead Theatre’s hard-hitting exploitation play Firebird

6 Nov 2015

Hampstead Theatre’s powerful and highly-praised play – Firebird – about the sexual exploitation of a teenage girl is being given a free online showing on the Time Out website

The Children’s Society appoints a new Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement

4 Nov 2015

The Children's Society has appointed Joe Jenkins to its executive team as Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement.

Fear is stopping huge numbers of 16 and 17 year olds from reporting sex crimes

4 Nov 2015

Our new report has found that an estimated 50,000 girls in England and Wales have been victims of child sexual exploitation crimes but only 4,900 cases have been recorded by the police.

Children forced to wait months for mental health treatment

A new report by The Children's Society finds that too many young people are struggling to access the support they need to overcome mental health problems.

House of Lords votes to protect children in working families from being forced deeper into poverty

The Children's Society responds to the House of Lords vote to delay changes to child tax credits.

National guidance needed to make sure safeguarding boards have resources, support to protect children

15 Oct 2015

Response to Association of Directors of Children's Services policy paper on Local Safeguarding Children Boards

Watchdog must seize chance to curb TV payday loan adverts

The Children’s Society welcomes regulator’s consideration of a ban on loan adverts during children’s programming amid concerns over impact on children.