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Barnardo's responds to the sentencing of paedophile Matthew Falder

19 Feb 2018

Barnardo's has responded to the sentencing of paedophile Matthew Falder, jailed for 32 years today after admitting 137 charges including rape and blackmail.

Barnardo’s responds to independent review of the fostering system in England

06 Feb 2018

Barnardo’s has responded to an independent review of the fostering system in England which makes recommendations to the government about improving foster care.

Barnardo's welcomes new education framework to help keep children safe online

06 Feb 2018

The government has today announced a new education framework for online safety to equip children and young people for digital life.

Barnardo's supports Safer Internet Day

06 Feb 2018

Barnardo's is striving to make the digital world a safer place for children by supporting Safer Internet Day.

Barnardo’s responds to failure of government to implement child safety online recommendations

02 Feb 2018

The government has failed to properly implement about half of the child safety online recommendations made a decade ago.

More must be done to tackle online child abuse as referrals up by 700%

23 Jan 2018

Barnardo’s is calling for much more to be done to tackle online child abuse following the news that the UK's largest police force has seen a 700% increase in referrals since 2014.

New figures highlight rising demand on children's services

12 Jan 2018

Barnardo's has responded to reports today that a child was referred to children's services every 49 seconds last year.

Barnardo's criticises 'Shower with Your Dad' game

08 Jan 2018

Following media reports of a computer game called ‘Shower With Your Dad’ which could be seen as trivialising child abuse or normalising paedophilia, Barnardo’s has released the following statement.

Barnardo’s responds to Children’s Commissioner’s report on growing demands of social media

04 Jan 2018

As a new report by the Children’s Commissioner warns that social media is exposing children to “significant risks emotionally”, Barnardo’s says new age-appropriate relationship and sex education lessons in England in 2019 will help children to deal with the increasing demands of the digital world.

Barnardo's welcomes Government's rethink on childcare provision

01 Jan 2018

Robert Goodwill's announcement that foster children will be entitled to the same amount of free childcare as other children has been welcomed by Barnardo's.

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