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Child Abuse inquiry begins public hearing into Church of England safeguarding failures

The statutory inquiry investigating child abuse in England and Wales has begun a public hearing into the C of E’s Diocese of Chichester.

05 March 2018

Barbie-doll expectations leads to girls' unhappiness

A UK-based children’s charity with links to the Church of England reports that more than a quarter of a million girls in Britain are unhappy with their lives and appearance.

01 September 2016

More than 40,000 older teenagers at risk of child cruelty

Legal loophole makes it impossible to prosecute adults for neglect or ill-treatment of 16 and 17-year-olds

18 December 2014

New research exposes true impact of debt on children

Problem debt is putting stress on family relationships, damaging children and trapping families in a downward spiral of borrowing, according to The Debt Trap

08 May 2014

Rock legends play secret gig for Christian charities

Led Zeppelin legends Plant, Steve Windwood and guitarist Steve Gibbons were surprise guest stars at a fundraiser for The Children’s Society, Christian Aid and Open Door

08 April 2014

Children's Society celebrates helping to win more support for young carers

Have a look at how we were helped young carers in England get the support they need.

26 February 2014

Runaway children at risk from new police guidance

Vulnerable children who run away from home or care in England are more likely to 'fall through the gaps' because of new police definitions

19 December 2013

The Children's Society welcomes draft Modern Day Slavery Bill

Matthew Reed, Chief Executive of The Children’s Society, said: 'The government’s draft Modern Day Slavery Bill is critical to tackling trafficking in the UK'.

17 December 2013

Toolkit available to help boost youth work, ministry

The Children's Society Youth Development Project of the Diocese of London has designed a toolkit to help churches develop and implement their youth work and ministry.

09 December 2013

Too many trafficked children left without support, report finds

Too many trafficked children are not being adequately protected by the agencies that are supposed to be supporting them, reveals a new report published today.

26 September 2013