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Fear of crime blights teenagers’ happiness

The well-being of 2.2 million UK teenagers is being damaged by fear of crime

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Cut off from justice - legal aid cuts and soaring fees leave vulnerable migrant children with nowhere to turn

17 Aug 2017

Migrant children on their own in the UK aren’t getting the legal help they desperately need, putting them at serious risk of exploitation, according to a new report from The Children's Society.

The Children's Society responds to Operation Shelter convictions

9 Aug 2017

The Children's Society responds to Operation Shelter convictions

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The Children’s Society wins national EVCOM Screen Award for film on child sexual abuse

27 Jun 2017

Seen and Heard, a film on child sexual abuse by The Children’s Society has won a prestigious industry award

Our response to the Queen's Speech: The new government must remember children's needs

21 Jun 2017

Following today's speech, our Chief Executive addresses Brexit, children's mental health, free school meals and child poverty

Children's well-being must be priority in new Government and Brexit talks

Now the Prime Minister has announced her intention to seek to form a new minority administration we want to ensure the well-being of children is high on the agenda of new ministers and MPs of all political persuasions. Children’s needs must be prioritised not compromised in discussions aimed at supporting the new Government.

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Bullring announces two year partnership with national children’s charity

6 Jun 2017

The Children’s Society is launching a landmark charity partnership with Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham which is set to make a real difference to the local community by supporting disadvantaged children and young people.

Inspirational teenage refugee wins inaugural Diana Legacy Award for transforming the lives of others

19 May 2017

Maya Ghazal, young refugee and dedicated volunteer for The Children's Society, has been awarded a Diana Legacy Award

200,000 children hit by new benefit cap

At least 197,000 children have been hit by the new, lower benefit cap since it was introduced in November last year, The Children’s Society has found.

Mental health and wellbeing support in schools and FE colleges

2 May 2017

The Children's Society's response to the joint report by the House of Commons and Education and Health Committees on Children and young people’s mental health and the role of education.