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Barnardo’s anti-homophobic bullying programme celebrates success in LGBT History Month

12 Feb 2018

Barnardo’s has supported more than 3,500 people through an anti-homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying programme in schools across Yorkshire & Humberside in just nine months.

Politicians urged to involve children in developing mental health system

09 Feb 2018

Politicians must include young people in decision making to try and solve the children’s mental health crisis, says Barnardo’s.

Barnardo’s launches new training for staff to support LGBT refugees fleeing oppression

07 Feb 2018

Barnardo’s is to offer new training for its frontline staff to help them better identify refugees fleeing oppression and discrimination due to their sexuality.

FGM can remain unreported for 25 years, data analysis reveals

06 Feb 2018

More than two thirds of all newly recorded cases of FGM reported – 70 per cent - are of women aged 35 or younger, new analysis by the National FGM Centre reveals today (February 6).

New survey shows half of all schoolchildren feel sad or anxious every week

05 Feb 2018

Almost half of children aged from 12 to 16 in England feel sad or anxious at least once a week with worries about their future and school their biggest concerns, a survey by Barnardo’s has found.

Barnardo’s makes Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers list for fourth year

31 Jan 2018

Barnardo’s has been listed in Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers for LGBT equality for the fourth year running.

Young fundraisers attempt Transatlantic distance – with a ceilidh on the way

29 Jan 2018

A group of 11 young professionals have set themselves the exhausting challenge of running, walking, swimming and cycling the equivalent of an Atlantic crossing before the end of February to support Barnardo’s work with vulnerable children, young people and families.

Tony Cohen to retire as Barnardo’s chair of trustees

23 Jan 2018

Tony Cohen is to retire as Chair of the Board of Trustees at Barnardo's, the UK's biggest children's charity announced today.

Celebs share family and friend images to support Barnardo’s urgent foster carer appeal

22 Jan 2018

A host of celebrities are backing a Barnardo’s campaign to highlight the importance of having someone to support you in aid of the charity’s urgent campaign to find thousands of foster carers to look after the UK’s most vulnerable children.

Inspirational Barnardo’s young supporter back behind the wheel after high-speed motoring accident

15 Jan 2018

Barnardo’s is delighted that inspirational Formula 4 racing driver Billy Monger is back behind the wheel pursuing his dream just nine months after a serious accident.

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