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The Children’s Society appoints new Director of Children and Young People’s Services

18 Oct 2017

The Children’s Society has appointed Dara de Burca, currently Director of Services at CLIC Sargent, as its new Director of Children and Young People.

Call for urgent investment in early help as more children are taken into care

The Children's Society responds to figures showing more than 72,000 children are now in care

Campaign leads to council tax exemption for Scottish care leavers

The Children's Society welcomes Scottish Government move to exempt care leavers from council tax

The Children's Society responds to internet safety strategy

The Children's Society responds to the government's new internet safety strategy and underlines that children's voices must be heard

The Children's Society responds to report on Rotherham Council

The Children's Society comments on the report on Rotherham Council’s handling of child sexual exploitation.

The Children's Society responds to the sentencing of the Newcastle gang found guilty of child sexual exploitation

The Children's Society's statement on the first sentences handed down to Operation Shelter offenders.

Majority of young people want social media giants to do more to stop cyberbullying

More than 8 in 10 (83%) young people think social media companies should do more to tackle cyberbullying on their platforms, according to a poll by charities YoungMinds and The Children’s Society.

Male teenager with two female teenagers walking in park

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

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.

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