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Javed Khan

Barnardo's Chief Executive

Javed Khan is Chief Executive of Barnardo's, the UK's oldest and largest children’s charity. Barnardo’s runs 1,000 services in local communities, including support for children who have been sexually exploited, young people leaving the care system, children with a parent in prison and families struggling to cope. Barnardo’s also finds loving adoptive homes and foster placements for children in care. Last year it helped transform the lives of more than 272,000 children, young people, parents and carers.
FGM Figures Are Tip Of The

FGM Figures Are Tip Of The Iceberg

FGM is child abuse and no girl should ever have to live with the harmful physical and emotional consequences of this terrible practice.
14/03/2017 11:58 GMT
We Must Find New Ways to Talk to Children About Sexual

We Must Find New Ways to Talk to Children About Sexual Exploitation

Last year Barnardo's worked with 2,592 sexually exploited children across the UK. The year before we worked with 1,940; that's a rise of 34%. This number continues to rise year on year and every time we open a new service we are inundated with young people who need our support.
28/04/2014 13:24 BST
Parents Must Be Aware of the Signs of Child Sexual

Parents Must Be Aware of the Signs of Child Sexual Exploitation

For most young people growing up in a loving environment their teenage years are a period they will reflect upon fondly in later years. However for sexually exploited children, being a teenager can be a turbulent and harrowing time of violence and abuse.
18/03/2014 10:46 GMT