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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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Picture of Ruth Wanjiku
'I think this volunteer post has been very helpful to my future career prospects'
05 November 2013
Policy team
four young carers and the Children's Commissioner, Maggie Atkinson
Have a look at Melissa's blog about being part of a group of young carers who met yesterday with the Children's Commissioner, Maggie Atkinson
31 October 2013
Digital team
boy who has run away
At this year’s NCAS conference, we focused on continuing to support young runaways
30 October 2013
Policy team
young boy clutching his knees
As the government debates a major new immigration bill, we look at how it can better help children and families
28 October 2013
Policy team
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