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Sex education is essential to tackle child sexual exploitation

29 May 2015

We are today calling on the new UK government to ensure all children in England receive age-appropriate sex and healthy relationship education in order to help tackle child sexual exploitation.

Plans to cut housing benefit compromise vulnerable youngsters

27 May 2015

Barnardo’s has today criticised the government’s ‘rash’ plans, outlined in the Queen's speech, to remove housing benefit from young people. They warn that they risk forcing the most vulnerable to stay in unstable households or make themselves homeless.

Barnardo’s wants children’s centre funding protected

22 May 2015

Barnardo’s is calling on the new government to act now to stop the decrease in funding of children’s centres, following new calculations that reveal a dramatic budget decrease of over 35 per cent since 2010

Barnardo’s launches report on youth & internet

21 May 2015

Today we have launched a think paper suggesting policy-makers could better pre-empt the consequences of new technologies on children

Barnardo’s runner asks girlfriend to marry him during London Marathon

30 Apr 2015

Assistant pub manager Kayleigh Lloyd got the shock of her life when her boyfriend proposed while running the London Marathon.

Response to Surrey Police’s Operation Outreach report

29 Apr 2015

Surrey Police has today released a final report into Operation Outreach which investigated allegations of abuse by Jimmy Savile at Duncroft School.

Parties must come clean on proposed spending cuts

14 Apr 2015

As the parties launch their manifestos this week, Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan calls for the parties to ‘come clean’ on public spending cuts:

Politicians must engage young voters

09 Apr 2015

In response to news that 300,000 young people have registered to vote, Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan comments:

Careers advice & apprenticeships must be open to vulnerable

09 Apr 2015

Chief Executive Javed Khan comments: