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Debt forces families to cut back on basic essentials, causes family arguments and leads to children being embarrassed or bullied by their peers.
'The fact that millions of children in the UK are not enjoying a good childhood should be a wake-up call to adults.'
As recent scandals in Rotherham, Oxford and elsewhere highlight the need to protect children from sexual exploitation, our policy officer highlights things we should do.
Our new report is part of our accountability to volunteers, partners, donors, supporters and, especially, the children we have the honour to work with.
We involve children and young people in decision-making, giving them a say in our work.
'My mum says that things are now going our way for once and The Children’s Society can take a lot of credit for that', John says.
When Emily’s twin died at just eight months old, her parents were devastated. One of our children’s centres was able to help.
'I’ve received so much support from The Children’s Society’s Young Carers in Focus programme', Melissa says.
'The Children’s Society has really helped me turn my life around,' Janine says.
Read more about our work in our Impact Report 2013/14.