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Javed Khan expresses outrage at Rotherham scandal

29 Aug 2014

The scale of child sexual exploitation and the culture of obfuscation revealed in Rotherham has shocked the country, and quite rightly so.

Barnardo's warn Govt: Don't drag heels on historic abuse inquiry

28 Aug 2014

Barnardo's is today repeating its call on the Government to announce a new chair of its Inquiry into the failure of institutions to protect children from sexual abuse.

Study reveals scale of the sexual exploitation of boys

28 Aug 2014

The sexual exploitation of boys and young men is a much bigger problem than previously thought according to a landmark study released today.

Poor families wave goodbye to Bank Holiday beach trip

25 Aug 2014

No-frills day trip to coast costs up to 172. One in five families can’t afford trips from any towns surveyed.

Prime Ministers speech on troubled families

18 Aug 2014

Barnardo’s welcomes the Prime Minister’s focus on families

Celebrity supporters discuss fostering

13 Aug 2014

Celebrities share their moving experiences of fostering.

Landmark charter changes prisoners' families lives, Isle of Wight

12 Aug 2014

Children and criminal justice services across the Isle of Wight have joined together to launch a landmark ‘charter’ to support children with a family member in prison.

Response to Channel 4’s Dispatches programme 11 August 2014

11 Aug 2014

A Channel 4 Dispatches investigation into telephone charity fundraising (8pm Monday 11 August) raises questions about how conversations with the public are sometimes handled. In the programme a training session is recorded using a Barnardo’s script to illustrate the importance of honest communication during calls. Barnardo’s has issued the following statement in response.

Barnardo’s welcomes the announcement of a national police scrutiny group

06 Aug 2014

Barnardo’s welcomed national police scrutiny group announcement but calls on Government to get their own inquiry started