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Lords reject proposed benefit cap in welfare reform bill: Our response

23 Jan 2012

'The Lords have stood up to the government and sent a clear message in support of children up and down the country.'

Outgoing Communication Champion publishes final report

18 Jan 2012

The Children's Society urges Government to implement the recommendations of the outgoing Communications Champion

Our response to the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Landing in Dover’

Our response to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s report ‘Landing in Dover’

Statement on Barnardo's 'Cutting them free' report on sexual exploitation

'These findings echo our experiences in projects and through our research.... We join Barnardo's in calling on LAs to commit to tackling this shocking crime.'

Our response in support for the Youth Justice Review on the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

Statement in support to the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Youth Justice review on the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

Safer Internet Day – 7 February 2012

The theme for this year’s Safer Internet Day is connecting generations with the slogan 'Discovering the digital world together safely'.

Key to children's happiness revealed, charity calls for 'radical new approach' to childhood

Landmark report identifies keys to childhood happiness, finds 500,000 young people are unhappy, and makes case for rethinking what childhood means

Our response to The Children’s Commissioner’s latest report

'The welfare reforms will have a dramatic impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of children' Enver Solomon

Statement in response to the Child Poverty Map

'A bleak portrait is revealed in this latest research, with some areas having child poverty rates of as little as five percent' Enver Solomon

The Children’s Society’s Jim Davis receives an MBE in New Years Honours

Jim, Good Childhood Adviser for The Children’s Society, was awarded an MBE for his services to children and young people.