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Children's rights

Listening to children is at the heart of all Barnardo's work, but our work in advocacy especially shows Barnardo’s commitment to giving children and young people a voice. Barnardo’s has 25 specialist advocacy services across the UK focusing on different areas of need including looked after children, care leavers and young people at risk of or who have been trafficked, independent visitors and children affected by parental imprisonment.

Children's rights

Listening to children is at the heart of all Barnardo's work, but our work in advocacy especially shows Barnardo’s commitment to giving children and young people a voice. Barnardo’s has 25 specialist advocacy services across the UK focusing on different areas of need including looked after children, care leavers and young people at risk of or who have been trafficked, independent visitors and children affected by parental imprisonment.

Case Study - Barnardo's Hype Service

Barnardos HYPE Service aims to transform services through the active involvement of children, young people and families.

  • We empower children, young people and families.
  • We recognise the power that service user stories and experiences can have to create a focus for change and development.
  • We create opportunities for service improvement; shared service re-design and the development of peer led support.

Related Children's Rights Links:

Involving Young People in Research (PDF - 480Kb)

A report reflecting upon the process of training and supporting young people as researchers

Bullying Research Findings Posters (PDF - 2.2Mb)

Set of 6 posters with the findings of research into bullying

Delivery of Advocacy Services in Wales (PDF - 4.2Mb)

Results after a consultation period on the Welsh Assembly Government's model for delivery of advocacy services

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