Body implants and holograms are the future of communication, a new online survey for Barnardo’s reveals

A new Barnardo’s report Generation Digital, urges the Government to introduce new legislation to help protect children online now and in the future Letters and Post-it notes will be replaced … Continue reading Body implants and holograms are the future of communication, a new online survey for Barnardo’s reveals

Survey reveals children’s top back to school anxieties

Four out of five children know a friend who has experienced a form of bullying, a recent YouGov survey reveals Difficult classwork, moving schools and being bullied are the top … Continue reading Survey reveals children’s top back to school anxieties

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“Contemporary, diverse” and female-dominated, the Booker Prize short-list is revealed

Four of the six books announced as the Booker Prize’s 2019 short-list are penned by female authors, with previous winners Margaret Atwood (2000, The Blind Assassin) jostling for attention against … Continue reading “Contemporary, diverse” and female-dominated, the Booker Prize short-list is revealed

Back by Popular Demand! Bollywood-inspired Stage Spectacle, Mrs Kapoor’s Daughter’s Wedding, launches second UK Tour

Following previous sell-out shows, the most popular British Asian theatre production of recent years returns for three extended UK dates Back by popular demand, following its sell-out UK tour earlier … Continue reading Back by Popular Demand! Bollywood-inspired Stage Spectacle, Mrs Kapoor’s Daughter’s Wedding, launches second UK Tour

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Lizzo is everything, K-Pop controversy rages on and Sebastian Maniscalco hits the headlines – lowdown on 2019’s VMAs 

It’s now two years since the word ‘woke’ was added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The slang term, now often used pejoratively, came originally from Black Activists Black Lives Matter. … Continue reading Lizzo is everything, K-Pop controversy rages on and Sebastian Maniscalco hits the headlines – lowdown on 2019’s VMAs 

School holiday survey reveals fears over children becoming knife crime victims

YouGov poll reveals 66 per cent of adults are worried children aged 10-18 may become victims of knife crime  Two thirds of adults surveyed during the school summer holidays are … Continue reading School holiday survey reveals fears over children becoming knife crime victims

Barnardo’s announces Mahira Khan and Bilal Ashraf as charity’s new ambassadors

Pakistani superstars, Mahira Khan and Bilal Ashraf, have been announced as international ambassadors for Barnardo’s – the UK’s leading and largest children’s charity. The announcement was made on Wednesday 7th August at an exclusive event at Twitter HQ, where the actors took part in … Continue reading Barnardo’s announces Mahira Khan and Bilal Ashraf as charity’s new ambassadors

Prominent British Asians show their support for Barnardo’s at Annual Parliamentary Reception

Barnardo’s report, ‘Overcoming Poverty of Hope’, reveals BAME young people’s concerns about the Economy, Jobs and Education Celebrities Armeena Khan, Sonali Shah and Anila Chowdhry gave their support to the UK’s longest-running children’s charity Barnardo’s at the charity’s Annual … Continue reading Prominent British Asians show their support for Barnardo’s at Annual Parliamentary Reception

Teachers need to be aware of FGM ‘cutting season’ signs

Statistics reveal 1,990 women and girls in England were treated for FGM during the first quarter 2019 With the school summer holidays fast approaching, Barnardo’s is advising teachers to look out for … Continue reading Teachers need to be aware of FGM ‘cutting season’ signs

UK public struggle to identify Emmerdale-style child sexual abuse

Barnardo’s highlight the issue of child sexual abuse following an episode of British soap opera, Emmerdale People in the UK have a worrying lack of knowledge about what constitutes a … Continue reading UK public struggle to identify Emmerdale-style child sexual abuse

“BAME young carers struggle to get the right support”, Barnardo’s reveals

“There’s never been a translator at the hospital, so I have to be there to do it.” Young Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic children who care for ill or disabled … Continue reading “BAME young carers struggle to get the right support”, Barnardo’s reveals