To understand how the COVID-19 lockdown has impacted children and young people in the UK, and to better help them, we conducted a survey with over 100 participants who were already supported by Barnardo’s, as well as gathered insights from 150 children and young people working with our service youth colleagues.
The COVID-19 lockdown means that sadly, Pride events right around the country are postponed - but that doesn’t mean there’s less to get involved with, and means there’s more time to explore the rich history of the LGBT+ community.
The uncertainty of current times is affecting everyone at the moment. If you're also dealing with the grief of losing a loved ones, things are that much harder, so we've put together some advice to help.
Being in lockdown undoubtedly has its challenges. What people may not think about as much, however, is how this is affecting teenagers – now, and in the future. We explore the issues teenagers are facing during the COVID-19 lockdown.