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Support falls short for vulnerable older teenagers

More than 58,000 older teenagers facing serious risks are missing out on vital support according to The Children's Society's latest report.

The Children's Society's response to the IICSA report on child migration programmes

1 Mar 2018

The Children's Society's statement on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) report on child migration programmes

Social media companies ‘failing young people’ on cyberbullying

26 Feb 2018

Social media companies’ failure to tackle cyberbullying is putting the mental health of children and young people at risk, warns an inquiry from MPs and leading children’s charities today.

Government free school meals decision 'deeply disappointing'

8 Feb 2018

The Children's Society responds to the news that the Department for Education has announced it intends to press ahead with plans that will see 1 million children in poverty miss out on free school meals under universal credit.

1 in 4 teenagers couldn’t enjoy Christmas without social media survey reveals

Almost one in three young people say it is getting harder to enjoy Christmas

Universal credit: One million children in poverty to miss out on free school meals

One million children living in poverty in England will miss out on free school meals under universal credit proposals, new findings from The Children’s Society reveal today.

The Children's Society responds to the NCA report on 'county lines' exploitation

28 Nov 2017

Urgent action is needed to stop criminal exploitation devastating young lives.

Campaign to exempt care-leavers from council tax wins impact award

23 Nov 2017

The Children's Society wins award for care leavers campaign

The Children's Society Budget comment: Universal credit, children's services, children's mental health

22 Nov 2017

The Children's Society comments on the chancellor's Budget

‘Crippling’ funding cuts leave councils with no option but to help only children in crisis

The Children's Society, Action for Children and the National Children's Bureau warn ‘crippling’ central government saving targets have left councils with no option but to close services designed to spot signs of neglect and abuse early.

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