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Our response to The Queen's Speech 2015

Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, responds to The Queen's Speech 2015

Why International Missing Children's Day matters

Today is International Missing Children’s Day. We’ve looked at what will happen to the 350 children who are likely to go missing today.

Walking out of darkness - ending stigma around mental health

Lesley, an advocate for children in Cheshire, is 'walking out of darkness' to raise awareness of mental health issues on young people.

VE Day: Protecting children during World War Two

In commemoration of 70 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe, our archives team looks at our 127 war nurseries, which protected 6,788 children during the war

The morning after the (election) night before

When the next Government comes to power, we will continue campaigning to protect young people at risk of abuse or neglect, and to end child poverty and social inequality.

Climbing Mount Everest, reaching new heights for charity

Lizzie, a Loughborough University student, is climbing climb Mount Everest to raise money for children living in poverty.

From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity

David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.

Knock knock. Who’s there?

Liz Baddaley reflects on the impact of council tax debt on children.

Care leavers struggle with council tax debts

'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'