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Making sure vulnerable children are Seen and Heard

This week we launched a brand new initiative to help young victims of sexual abuse. The project commissioned by the Department of Health, trains health care staff to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.


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Seen and Heard

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Mujibullah's story, a young refugee

Mujibullah came to the UK alone when he was forced to leave Afghanistan. When he first arrived, he couldn’t speak English and didn’t know anyone. Through support from one of our services he now is settled and working to continue his education.

Sarah's story, supporting children in care

Sarah was put in care when she was 10. She kept being moved around different foster parents, and she started running away. Her worker Zoe supported her to settle into a long term foster placement.

John's story, coping with mental health and emotional well-being

John found it hard to make friends at school and his behaviour got him into a lot of trouble. One of our mentors increased his confidence and helped him deal with his anger.

Sophie's story, a former runaway

Just after her 16th birthday and with difficulties at home, Sophie started going missing. After being referred to The Children's Society by the police Sophie worked with a project worker who, over five months, helped her to understand the risks and dangers of going missing.

Marnie's story, learning about the dangers of child sexual exploitation

When Marnie was sixteen she was struggling to make friends and was falling behind with her school work. Her confidence was low and she felt lonely, so she turned to the internet.

NHS staff across the country vital to stamping out child sexual abuse

The Children’s Society and Department of Health launch new, free resource to support 750,000 staff across the NHS to recognise the signs of child sexual abuse or exploitation.

A young carer's view on Henley Festival 2016

So what was Henley Festival 2016 like for a young carer? Melissa Moody fills us in...


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Corporate Ambassador Peter tells us why he is running an Ultra Marathon

Peter shares what he has been up to since he joined The Children's Society, and what he has learned.


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