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Fathers not taking up shared parental leave, MP's warn

05 Apr 2017

Today MP's have raised concerns about the number of fathers not taking up shared parental leave because they cannot afford to, or did not know they could.

Barnardo's responds to new 'revenge porn' court guidelines

30 Mar 2017

For the first time guidelines have been drafted for courts dealing with defendants convicted of disclosing private sexual images without consent.

Commuters help raise vital funds for Barnardo’s

28 Mar 2017

Last month, Network Rail and Barnardo’s employees launched their charity partnership by hosting a flagship fundraising week called Go Green for Barnardo’s.

Barnardo's responds to man charged with 931 child sex offences

09 Mar 2017

A man who inpersonated pop star, Justin Bieber has been charged with over 900 child sex offences. The australian is accused of using online platforms including Facebook and Skype to contact children.

Sex and relationship education vital step closer

07 Mar 2017

We're delighted to report that MPs have today approved the Government’s amendment on Sex and Relationships Education in the Children and Social Work Bill.

Beneath the surface...

07 Mar 2017

Staff at Barnardo’s shop in North Wales stunned after finding nuclear submarine plans in a donated suitcase.

Young victims of violent or sexual crimes are not taken seriously, Victims' Commissioner warns

22 Feb 2017

In response to a review by the Victims’ Commissioner which found that children and young people are not being taken seriously by criminal justice professionals when reporting violent or sexual crimes, Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan said:

New national database of missing people welcomed

17 Feb 2017

Barnardo’s welcomes a national database of missing people as part of a drive to tackle child sexual exploitation.

FGM concerns reported to charity helpline more than once a day

17 Feb 2017

A children’s charity helpline is receiving a report about possible female genital mutilation every day, figures reveal.

TV Soap storyline helps to highlight issue of child grooming

17 Feb 2017

ITV’s Coronation Street has been screening scenes in which teenager Bethany Platt (Lucy Fallon) is being groomed by a much older man, Nathan Curtis (Chris Harper). Barnardo’s Chief Executive, Javed Khan says the storyline shines a light on an important yet little talked about issue.

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