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Barnardo's responds to figures from the Internet Watch Foundation

21 Oct 2016

New figures from the Internet Watch Foundation reveal that a website showing children being sexually abused is identified by a watchdog every eight minutes in the UK. Barnardo’s Chief Executive, Javed Khan, responds to the figures:

Barnardo's supports children from Calais

19 Oct 2016

As vulnerable children from the Calais camp arrive in the UK this week, Javed Khan, Barnardo's Chief Executive, explains how the children's charity is helping to support them:

Marking Anti-Slavery Day

18 Oct 2016

On Anti-Slavery Day, Tuesday 18 October 2016, Barnardo’s National Director, Michelle Lee-Izu talks about slavery and trafficking in modern day Britain.

Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner’s report launched

12 Oct 2016

Today the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE, has launched his first annual report.

Digital Economy Bill reaches House of Commons Committee stage

10 Oct 2016

The Government’s Digital Economy Bill is being debated in Parliament this week. This provides an opportunity for the children’s sector to try again to get some effective protections put in place to help prevent under 18s gain access to pornography online.

Barnardo's welcomes new sexting guidelines

10 Oct 2016

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has today released new guidelines which will stop the automatic criminalisation of under-18’s involved in the consensual sharing of an image, or‘sexting’. This change is welcomed by Barnardo’s as it will prevent children being stigmatised and leading a fulfilling and rewarding life.

'Children should be seen as children'

05 Oct 2016

Barnardo's has made this plea in reaction to clothing advertised online that sexualises young girls.

Barnardo's Chief Executive speaks at Conservative Party Conference

03 Oct 2016

The leader of the United Kingdom’s oldest and largest national children’s charity is calling for a radical new approach to children's services, with local authorities partnering with specialist agencies that work directly with children and young people.

Barnardo's response to Ofsted report

29 Sep 2016

Ofsted has published its report ‘Time to Listen’ today which examines the joined up response to child sexual exploitation and missing children.

Research reveals 88 per cent of young people lack confidence

22 Sep 2016

New research has found 88 per cent of young people in Britain today say they ‘lack confidence and doubt they will succeed in life’, prompting a reminder from Barnardo’s to parents, carers and adults about the importance of expressing belief in children and young people.

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