We help the country's most disadvantaged children. Here are some of their stories, told in their words.

Akash's story, a child refugee

Akash, a teenage refugee

This Refugee Week, we look the at the stories of young refugees we have helped through our work and services. This is Akash's story.

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

Marnie

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.

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Sophie's story, a former runaway

Sophie

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.

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We fight for change, supporting disadvantaged children to have better lives.