Our blog

You can find stories from across our organisation on this page, or access some of our more specific blogs, such as our data blog, our young people's blog, our policy team's blog and our volunteers' blog.

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Photograph modelled for The Children's Society | © Laurence Dutton
Trafficked children are forced into a range of horrific abuse, including domestic servitude, forced criminality and sexual exploitation.
17 October 2013
Policy team
young girl who has run away
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
15 October 2013, 5 comments
Policy team
young girl holding a marker
Our policy officer explains what announced changes to childcare support mean for families
14 October 2013, 1 comment
Policy team
Becky holding part of the Children and Families Bill
Watch Becky's video and find out more about the government's historic announcement of support for young carers
10 October 2013
Digital team
Kym Lomas
Kym Lomas shares how important benefits were to her and her family, and endorses the new Who Benefits? campaign
10 October 2013
Guest bloggers
young carer sitting on a bed as his mother rests behind him
We've worked for improvements in support for young carers for a long time - see some highlights captured on Twitter
09 October 2013, 1 comment
Digital team
young carer speaking to a practitioner
The secretary for education made a major announcement about young carers - our public affairs manager explains what it means
08 October 2013
Policy team
Crowd of people
Millions of us have been supported by benefits – we need your help to change the debate
07 October 2013
Digital team
young person sitting on sofa
Young people tell the government what is important to make runaways safe
07 October 2013
Policy team
Social Buzz Awards 2013 Finalist
Your reading, sharing and writing were very important in our blog being selected as a contender for 'Best Blog' in this year's Social Buzz Awards
04 October 2013
Digital team