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Girls in distress – report reveals rise in unhappiness

UK girls increasingly unhappy with their lives and appearance, our 2016 Good Childhood report reveals

Thousands of young people turn to The Children’s Society for help

Over 18,000 young people turned to The Children’s Society for help over the past year, according to the charity’s latest report on the impact on its work.

Plea to PM from children's charities: 'It's critical that children do not suffer'

9 Aug 2016

The Children's Society, NSPCC, Action for Children and Barnardo's call for children to be placed 'front and centre' of new government's agenda.

Response to Justice Lowell Goddard resignation

In response to the announcement of Justice Lowell Goddard's resignation from the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse, Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children's Society said: 

Government must act to protect children fleeing war and violence

26 Jul 2016

Our response to the House of Lords EU Home Affairs subcommittee report on unaccompanied migrant children.

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.

Vulnerable children must be at the heart of any social care reform

Response to the Education Committee’s report on reform in children’s social work.

Campaign leads to new pledge for children in care

1 Jul 2016

Boost for vulnerable young people in Greater Manchester thanks to local campaign by The Children's Society.

Plan to fight child poverty in Birmingham launched by independent Commission

30 Jun 2016

A new report from the Birmingham Child Poverty Commission, chaired by The Children's Society's Chief Executive Matthew Reed, provides recommendations aimed at reducing child poverty in the city.

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