Exploited and Criminalised #1-Isabella`s Dilemma Digital Version – On comixology


Writer: Steven Okeya & Anthony Aina

Artist: René Jose Leon Sanchez

Age Rating: 11+

Page Count: 34

The journey of 15-year-old Isabella, who experiences a summer she will never forget. Isabella and her brother David grew tired of struggling to prevent their rumbling belly. Timmy, the local big-time drug dealer, began exploiting David, creating a situation where he would be indebted to him.
Isabelle discovers the dangers David is in and sacrifices herself to keep her brother safe, but now she must travel to “Country”, which is unfamiliar territory.


We’re super excited to share our first Barnardos-commissioned comic book! The story explores various themes like exploitation, grooming, and much more.