Independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: government response

The Home Office has published a policy paper in response to the recommendations made in the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 carried out by Frank Field MP, Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler...

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...

Childhood vulnerability in England 2019

  The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report looking at the scale of child vulnerability in England. Using information held by various government departments, agencies and others, the...

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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...

Childhood vulnerability in England 2019

  The Children’s Commissioner for England has published a report looking at the scale of child vulnerability in England. Using information held by various government departments, agencies and others, the report estimates that 2.3 million...

Child sexual abuse

The Centre of expertise on child sexual abuse (CSA Centre) has published its annual report measuring the scale and changing nature of child sexual abuse (CSA) and exploitation in England and Wales. Analysis of data from local authority children’s...

Online abuse: learning from case reviews

  The NSPCC has published a briefing looking at case reviews published since 2008 where online abuse was a key factor. The briefing summarises the risk factors and highlights learning for improved practice in case reviews where children and...

Women as Protectors

  The NSPCC has published an evaluation of the Women as Protectors service which aims to help mothers and carers protect their children from men in their lives who pose a risk of sexual harm to children. The evaluation looked at what changed...

Child sexual abuse in religious institutions

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has published a report on child sexual abuse in religious institutions. The report, based on accounts shared by survivors who were sexually abused in a religious context, found that: 48% of...

Self-harm

  The Lancet Psychiatry has published findings from research into the prevalence of self-harm in England. Findings include: the prevalence of self-reported self-harm has increased in both sexes and across age groups, with the largest increase...

d/Deaf people’s experiences of child sexual abuse

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has launched a new service in partnership with the charity SignHealth. The service enables d/Deaf people who were sexually abused as children in England and Wales to share their experiences...