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26 November 2012
A group of MPs and peers is meeting on 27 November to hear from experts and a young asylum seeker whether the current system of support is sufficient.
22 November 2012
Statement in response to the Work and Pensions Committee report on implementing Universal Credit
21 November 2012
The children's commissioner's report is 'a sobering reminder that child sexual exploitation tragically remains a widespread problem'
19 November 2012
A parliamentary inquiry into asylum support and whether it meets children's needs is meeting on 20 November, when it will hear first-hand testimony.
15 November 2012
Responding to the government's launch of its consultation on measuring child poverty
The Poverty Trap
13 November 2012
Today we launched our new game, The Poverty Trap, which shows you what it means to live below the breadline.
several people playing in a tent
02 November 2012
Hundreds of people joined us at this year’s Greenbelt festival to raise awareness of young runaways.
31 October 2012
The Children’s Society has appointed Simon Burne as its new Director of Fundraising and Marketing
30 October 2012
A group of MPs and peers today launched an inquiry into whether asylum support meets children's needs
keyboard with shopping cart
23 October 2012
If you like shopping online then this is a great way to help us raise funds at no cost to you