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International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

02 Dec 2016

Today, Friday 2 December, Barnardo’s is marking the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

Barnardo's responds to Government FGM Conference

01 Dec 2016

The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd today hosted a conference with Government ministers, frontline professionals, charities and survivors to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK and abroad.

Barnardo's responds to Women and Equalities Select Committee report

29 Nov 2016

The Women and Equalities Select Committee is calling on the Government to do more to ensure schools are protecting children against sexual harassment and sexual violence

Barnardo's responds to HMIC report on the Metropolitan Police Service's handling of child sexual abuse

25 Nov 2016

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary has published a report highlighting 'fundamental deficiencies' in the way that the Metropolitan Police Service understands and responds to child abuse and sexual exploitation.

Barnardo's responds to Government's plan to help unaccompanied and refugee children

02 Nov 2016

Children and Families Minister, Edward Timpson has committed to publishing a strategy by May 1 2017 which will set out details on how unaccompanied and refugee children should be safeguarded.

Barnardo's responds to new 'Dare2Care' report

01 Nov 2016

A new report called Dare2Care recommends children as young as five should be taught about the dangers of sexual abuse and parents should be given help to support the warning signs.

Barnardo's response to new sentencing guidelines

25 Oct 2016

The Sentencing Council has proposed new guidelines for judges and magistrates when dealing with offenders who have breached court orders.

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.

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