Young adult carers’ housing needs still overlooked

The housing needs of young adult carers are still being overlooked, according to a review by education and training think-tank the Learning & Work Institute. The institute warns that “unsustainable...

Safeguarding in faith communities

The NSPCC has released the latest episode of its child protection podcast series. This week’s episode focuses on what safeguarding means to faith communities and groups. The podcast discusses the important...

A literature review of protective factors associated with homophobic bullying and its consequences among children & adolescents

Research has consistently linked homophobic bullying (e.g., teasing, name-calling, use of slurs) with an array of negative outcomes for children and adolescents. While most of the extant research covers risk...

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Safeguarding in faith communities

The NSPCC has released the latest episode of its child protection podcast series. This week’s episode focuses on what safeguarding means to faith communities and groups. The podcast discusses the important role faith communities play in children and...

Breast-ironing recognised as child abuse

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has updated the So-Called Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage guidance to recognise breast-ironing, which involves flattening a girl’s chest with a hot stone or other objects to delay breast growth, as child...

Let your children know you’re listening: resources

NSPCC Learning has released a new animation to help adults ensure children and young people always feel they are listened to when they disclose abuse. Techniques outlined include: giving the children and young people your full attention and keeping...