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Don't penalise most vulnerable with 18-21 benefits cuts

28 Sep 2014

In response to the announcement this morning that the Conservative Party intend scrapping benefits for young people under 21 year olds, Barnardo’s Chief Executive, Javed Khan, said:

Scottish Charities win UK Charity Excellence Award

19 Sep 2014

Barnardo’s Scotland part of the Coalition for Continuing Care is celebrating today after receiving the Big Impact Award at the Third Sector Excellence Awards held in London on 18 September.

15 Lessons from Rotherham - Let’s not make the same mistakes in Scotland

12 Sep 2014

The children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland has today, 12 September, published a report, ‘Lessons for Scotland from the Jay Report into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham, highlighting the lessons for Scotland from the Rotherham Inquiry Report into Child Sexual Exploitation.

Barnardo’s team with leading psychologist to get the nation celebrating kids’ achievements

10 Sep 2014

Barnardo’s has launched a campaign to encourage the public to celebrate the achievements of the children in their lives and share them with the nation.

Barnardo’s goes undercover after research shows children leaving care are being placed repeatedly in unsafe accommodation

07 Sep 2014

New figures released today show that over half of Local Authorities in England are placing children leaving care in sometimes dangerous and frightening environments for long periods of time.

Barnardo's calls for no child to be branded a prostitute

01 Sep 2014

Barnardo's Chief Executive Javed Khan says: “It is disgusting that sexually exploited children in Rotherham were labelled as ‘prostitutes’ by those they turned to for help.

Study reveals scale of the sexual exploitation of boys

27 Aug 2014

The sexual exploitation of boys and young men is a much bigger problem than previously thought according to a landmark study released today.

Clyde-siders – your Barnardo’s shops need you!

11 Aug 2014

With their cheery ‘high fives’ and ‘happy-to-help’ attitude, the 15,000 Clyde-siders who volunteered at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow played a massive role in the event’s success.

Barnardo’s Scotland foster carers open up about their experiences to encourage more carers

08 Aug 2014

“Fostering has given me so much – the children have been company, given me a reason to live, eat healthily and to get out into the world and be active!” Fiona Douglas – Foster Carer, Fife

Children from Inverclyde take to the Stage in Commonwealth Festival 2014

26 Jul 2014

Children from Greenock, in Inverclyde took part in one of the biggest events in Glasgow Green as part of the Commonwealth Festival on Saturday 26 July 2014.

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