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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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boy leaning against a fence
As welfare and benefit reforms dominate the political battleground it is vital that the children who are affected are remembered.
21 January 2013
Leadership team
Palace of Westminster
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
21 January 2013
Policy team
an adult woman listening to a young woman
Our new tools allow you to estimate the budget needed to provide advocacy - a valuable service - to young people in care.
18 January 2013
Policy team
Young boy sittihg
Our new report reveals that police forces and local authorities across the country are not doing enough to protect runaway children.
10 January 2013, 1 comment
Policy team
young girl clutching her knees
As MPs debate government plans to cap benefit increases below the cost of living, their actions could affect some 11.5m children
08 January 2013
Policy team
a fountain pen rests on a piece of paper titled 'will'
A particularly generous gift reminds us of the importance all donations - small, medium or large - in wills.
07 January 2013
A Children's Society supporter running the 2012 London Marathon
Have you made a New Year's resolution to get fit in 2013? You can burn off those extra mince pies and support The Children's Society at the same time.
03 January 2013
Digital team
child seated in wheelchair
As a result of the planned changes, 'we are about to become more isolated, our quality of life and that of our children further impaired', Jacqueline writes
29 December 2012
Guest bloggers
colour-coded map of England, indicating projected childhood vulnerability rates
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
28 December 2012
Policy team
Houses of Parliament
Lynne Woolley, our Policy and Parliamentary Volunteer, tells us all about visiting Parliament
27 December 2012
Policy team