On this page you will find a list of organisations that engage in research, provide support and advice as well as campaign on various aspects of children’s rights and welfare. This list is not exhaustive and is very much a work in-progress. If you know-of or run an organisation that you would like to be added to the list then please let me know via my contact page.
Children’s Right Organisations
Unicef – A humanitarian organisation that champions and defends the rights of children globally.
Save the Children - An independent world children’s charity that endeavours to stamp out child right’s abuses, poverty, disease and death.
NSPCC – One of Britain’s longest running children’s charities that works to prevent and stop the neglect and abuse of children.
Childline – A confidential services for children to air and share their worries and concerns.
Children’s Rights Alliance of England (CRAE) – Tirelessly lobbies government about changes to children’s human rights.
Get Ready For Change - Is a steering group that is part of the CRAE. It is child led and lobbies government concerning children’s human rights.
National Children’s Bureau (NCB) – Is an umbrella organisation that supports children, young people and their families.
Barnardo’s – Is a leading British children’s charity that runs with the tag line ‘We believe in children’.
Plan UK – A child sponsorship charity.
The Children’s Trust - A national charity that works with children with complex health needs and disabilities.
ECPAT – Research, training, advocacy and lobbyist charity that works to raise awareness about the sexual trafficking of children.
CFAB – Works to promote the rights of children and vulnerable adults who are crossing international borders.
Youth Parliament – Is a platform for young people by young people to help promote social change.
Out of Trouble – Is a campaign led by the Prison Reform Trust, which works to reduce the number of children imprisoned within the United Kingdom.
Children’s Commissioner - Currently the children’s commissioner for England is Maggie Atkinson who’s duty it is to promote the views and best interest of children and young people.
Free the Children - Is a children’s organisation that endeavours to free children through education.
Child Soldiers – Works to prevent the use and recruitment of children as soldiers.
War Child - A global charity that campaigns to protect children living within war zones.
Change the Story - Is an organisation that campaigns to raise awareness of the forgotten street children of the United Kingdom.
Child Hope – Works to support street and working children on an international level.
Beatbullying – Is an organisation that works with children and young people to counteract the negative effects that bullying has had on their lives.
Action for Children – Strives to bring about positive change for children so that they can live lives free from social injustice, poverty and inequality.
Kids – A charity that works with disabled children, young people and their families.
Mentor - Is a drugs prevention charity that works with children and young people to reduce the harmful effects that drug may have on their lives.
Cyber Mentors – Is a support network of young people for young people who are or have experienced cyber-bullying.
British Youth Council – Provides a platform for young people to get their message across and have their voice heard on matters affecting their lives.
Children England – Supports charities and organisation that promote and help children and their families.
Futureversity – Endeavours to help young people reach their full potential by providing courses to build skills and self esteem.
Kidscape – Is a charity that strives to support and eradicate child bullying and sexual abuse.
Reach Out – Provides a mentoring services for children living in deprived areas to raise their aspirations and life chances.