One in five adults in England and Wales abused as children

The ONS estimates one in five people now aged 18 to 74 suffered or witnessed at least one form of emotional, physical and sexual abuse before the age of 16. The survey also estimates that around one in 13...

Harmful sexual behaviour in schools: podcast

The NSPCC has released the first podcast of a three-part series discussing the issues schools and other educational settings are facing around harmful sexual behaviour and how to manage this effectively. The...

Domestic abuse

Barnardo’s has released findings from a survey of its frontline staff revealing more than three quarters of respondents (76%) said they had supported children, young people, and/or parents who had experienced...

Category - Safeguarding

Harmful sexual behaviour in schools: podcast

The NSPCC has released the first podcast of a three-part series discussing the issues schools and other educational settings are facing around harmful sexual behaviour and how to manage this effectively. The podcast covers: the issues schools...

Domestic abuse

Barnardo’s has released findings from a survey of its frontline staff revealing more than three quarters of respondents (76%) said they had supported children, young people, and/or parents who had experienced domestic abuse. Read the news story:...

Steps to Safety: evaluation report

The NSPCC has published a report evaluating the Steps to Safety early intervention programme for parents of children under 5-years-old which aims to prevent domestic abuse from happening by helping parents identify and manage their emotions, and...