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The Children's Society response to 2010 budget: The danger of creating the 'new poor'

22 Jun 2010

If families fighting to stay above the poverty line go shopping this week and find the money in their purse does not go as far as it did before, then this Budget will have failed to protect the poo

The Children's Society responds to Ken Clarke’s announcement around custodial reform

1 Jul 2010

For too long, society has ignored the fact that prison doesn’t work. The Children’s Society welcomes the announcement by the Government on its approach to criminal justice.

How safe are our children? Only 1 in 3 adults see slapping as high risk

8 Jul 2010

People are twice as worried about parents not knowing where their children are after 9pm at night than they are about the potentially damaging effects of slapping, new research from The Children’s

Join in the summer fun at The Children's Society

15 Jul 2010

Western Corner, The Children's Society's community project for disabled children and young people in West Oxfordshire, will mark its 25th anniversary with a special celebration on 18 July from 1-4

New research highlights child protection needs of older children

21 Jul 2010

A new approach to child protection

OutCry! welcomes end to Yarl's Wood family unit

21 Jul 2010

The Children's Society and Bail for Immigration Detainees (united under the OutCry!

The Children's Society responds to Ofsted’s report on safeguarding and looked after children

27 Jul 2010

The Children's Society is concerned by Ofsted's report, 'Safeguarding and looked after children', that only one in five social workers feel they have enough time to work effectively with young peop

New poll reveals positive attitude towards teenagers

3 Aug 2010

British people have a positive attitude to teenagers after all, despite the bad press young people often get, a new poll reveals.

Custody for children should be last resort, argues The Children's Society

12 Aug 2010

The Children’s Society welcomes the report from Ofsted, which highlights the serious problems within the current youth justice system and as a result the damaging effects on children’s well-being a

Training course to increase disabled young people’s involvement

17 Aug 2010

The Children’s Society has launched “I want to be involved!”, a one-day training course for professionals who seek to involve disabled young people more actively in reviews and planning meetings.*