children's society

  • September 30, 2011

    Children’s Society chief executive Bob Reitemeier has this week announced that he will be leaving the charity, after a decade at its helm.

  • September 20, 2011

    Today and tomorrow I am taking part in a consultation on the role civic groups and churches can play in combatting poverty, not least child poverty.

  • August 5, 2011

    The Children’s Society’s Sexual Health for Disabled Children and Young People project has been awarded funding from the Department of Health.

  • January 9, 2011

    Children and young people's rights groups are calling for a change in the law to end the recruitment of sixteen and seventeen-year-olds into the UK armed forces.

  • May 20, 2010

    The Bishop of Birmingham writes about the new report from the Children's Society. He says in a fair, free and responsible society, children must be provided with the basic essentials.

  • May 20, 2010

    Thousands of UK children face destitution and are growing up in households without adequate food or heating. In some cases pregnant women cannot afford to eat, a church agency has said.

  • March 1, 2009

    The first UK Christian denomination to employ young people in a new youth strategy has pushed the boundaries of youth participation and aims to make a wider impact on society as well as on its own culture.

  • February 19, 2009

    Growing up does not always come with age, says Giles Fraser. Many people are little more than moral babies, well into their 30s and 40s. Real growing up is a moral business, concerned with over­coming infantile self-obsession.

  • February 19, 2009

    The whole point of the Children Society’s latest project was to hear what children were saying and to give them a voice, says Jonathan Bartley. But the world of adult decision-making does not really want to know.

  • February 6, 2009

    The debate about Britain's children and the impact of individualism and consumerism is continuing, following the publication in book form of the report A Good Childhood, commissioned by The Children’s Society.