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Advocating for children and young people with courage, compassion and commitment through research, analysis, speaking, writing and consultancies

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children

Nelson Mandela

Sir Al Aynsley-Green has over forty years of experience working with governments and organisations worldwide on children, childhood and children’s services. He has received many indicators of national and international esteem, and was knighted by HM Queen Elizabeth in 2006 for his services to children and young people.

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The British Betrayal of Childhood

A passionate and provocative take on the state of Childhood in Britain today.

His passion to achieve what is best for children and defend childhood was evident in every speech I heard him make. At Barnardo’s we try to do justice to a simple strap line: Believe in Children’. That might have been written as Al’s clarion call.

Martin Narey, CEO, Barnardo's – 2010

His passion to achieve what is best for children and defend childhood was evident in every speech I heard him make. At Barnardo’s we try to do justice to a simple strap line: Believe in Children’. That might have been written as Al’s clarion call.

Martin Narey, CEO, Barnardo’s - 2010