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Parents fed up with rip-off school uniform policies

24 Feb 2015

Our new report reveals that parents have had enough of paying premium prices for school uniforms.

16 and 17-year-olds at greatest risk of abuse and neglect but are least protected

20 Feb 2015

New analysis shows 16 and 17 year olds are most at risk of abuse and neglect but they aren't protected by law.

Last minute changes to Modern Slavery Bill will protect hundreds of trafficked children

18 Feb 2015

The Children's Society welcomes changes to the Modern Slavery Bill which will protect trafficked children

The Children’s Society and Northern Gas Networks join forces to help Bradford families in fuel poverty

13 Feb 2015

The Children's Society and Northern Gas Networks are launching a pilot scheme to support families and help them to learn about energy efficiency.

Young carers urge Government to support 'hidden' children

Call comes as portrait exhibition opens in London, capturing the hidden lives, hardships and hopes of hundreds of thousands of young carers across the country.

The Government's child sexual abuse inquiry is a welcome fresh start

4 Feb 2015

'We support the appointment of a new chairperson and new panel with statutory powers. This is a fresh start and represents a new opportunity that absolutely must not be wasted.'

Children in poverty the ‘big winners’ from £74m crisis funding

The Government's decision to continue funding local welfare assistance will provide crucial relief for families and children in poverty.

Government move gives children struggling in cold homes hope

Warm Home Discount gets extension for another year

girl looking cold while sitting on her bed

Children suffer as energy companies fail vulnerable families in energy debt

22 Jan 2015

Energy companies are failing huge numbers of families struggling with energy debt, causing parents to feel intimidated and damaging children’s health