In Australia, one child dies every two weeks as a result of abuse and neglect.
This is one too many. Children who are suffering from, or who are at risk of abuse and neglect face many challenges in their young lives. They have often been pushed to the edges of society, and their voices are all too rarely heard.
It’s not their fault...
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A lot of the children that come into the care of Barnardos have suffered severe trauma, neglect, emotional and physical abuse and exploitation. With our help, these children are given a second chance at a happy, safe childhood.
Issues facing children in Australia
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