News and Blogs | The Children’s Society

children playing with a balloon
We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?
17 July 2014
girl playing at a children's centre
The Earl of Listowel endorses the key findings of our new report, calls on the government to clarify data-sharing requirements to help young families
16 July 2014
Oritsé Williams and Lily Caprani speaking while seated at a table
Our Director of Strategy and Policy, Lily Caprani, met Oritsé from JLS and is in his documentary about young carers and the struggles they face
09 July 2014
family looking distressed by a bill
Stress, family problems and missing out on the basics are ways problem debt harms children now and in the future
08 July 2014
Charlotte Mulcock and two friends surrounded by balloons
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success
03 July 2014
Jo Joyner stands before bunting and surrounded by childhood games Jo supports Bi
'I'm encouraging people to do their bit this summer by holding a Big Summer DO, to help support disadvantaged children'
30 June 2014
Martyna's photograph of a camera taking a photograph of flowers
Exploring identity and community, the DreamMakers exhibition begins its stay in London today then moves to other parts of the UK.
04 July 2013
young girl
New government data reveals a rise of 250,000 children in poverty in working households
18 June 2013
Sign that reads 'Longitude Zero'
On an interactive map, Joe guides us through his first 20-mile run of the year.
03 April 2013
Young refugee boy
Exploited children who are trafficked into the UK are being criminalised by a system that brands them 'illegal immigrants'
14 March 2013
Sarah Teather MP
At a debate in parliament, MPs and ministers address low levels of asylum support for young people and their families.
04 March 2013
After a TV programme raised Roma residents' fears, our SMART programme worked with local agencies to allay the community's fears
10 October 2012