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Human Trafficking Bill ‘major step forward in tackling child sexual exploitation’ says Barnardo’s Scotland

12 Dec 2014

Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes today’s publication of the Scottish Government draft Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill (2) and described it as a major step forward in tackling the perpetrators of child sexual exploitation.

Barnardo’s Scotland response to new Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill

12 Dec 2014

Martin Crewe, Director of Barnardo’s Scotland said: "We welcome the introduction of the new Bill to strengthen the law on human trafficking.

‘Class Ceiling’ blights poor children's education

08 Dec 2014

Educational success in 2014 remains the preserve of wealthy families, a new study reveals today. The report by the Fair Education Alliance finds that a ‘class ceiling’ continues to prevent poor children getting the education they need to achieve success. The Alliance is made up of 25 UK organisations, including Barnardo’s.

Families struggle to cover Christmas costs as parents shelter children from economic hurt

28 Nov 2014

Christmas is becoming increasingly unaffordable for most low and middle income families as soaring household expenses and benefits cuts bite into household finances.

Response to court rulings on adoption cases

28 Nov 2014

Barnardo's position on court rulings for adoption cases

Barnardo's response to Bristol CSE trial

27 Nov 2014

A total of seven men have been found guilty of sexual offences against children at Bristol Crown Court

Barnardo's Cymru is looking for people to welcome vulnerable youngsters into their homes in South Wales

25 Nov 2014

Barnardo’s Cymru is looking for people to welcome vulnerable youngsters aged 10-18 into their homes and provide them with a safe environment and be there for them during the difficult times.

Barnardo’s NI response to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE), led by Professor Kathleen Marshall

18 Nov 2014

Director Barnardo’s NI Lynda Wilson said:

Charity helps locals reclaim Greenspaces

29 Oct 2014

A children’s charity is helping families in Possilpark, Glasgow to reclaim greenspaces as part of a two year community project. Barnardo’s Scotland, in partnership with Hawthorn Housing Co-operative Ltd, is launching the ‘Urban Village Project’ on Wednesday 29 October.

Barnardo’s Scotland Celebrates 40 years in West Lothian

28 Oct 2014

A children’s charity is celebrating 40 years working with and supporting children, young people and their families in West Lothian.

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