Tackling violence against women and girls strategy

The Home Office has published the Tackling violence against women and girls strategy. Elements of the strategy relating to crime, policing and justice apply to England and Wales, while elements relating to...

More children than adults flagged as potential slavery victims last year

More children than adults were flagged as potential victims of slavery for the first time last year due to county lines drug dealing, according to the annual report from the independent anti-slavery...

Review urges ‘age-appropriate’ drugs services for young people

The government should invest in “age-appropriate” drugs services for young people amid a 40 per cent rise in drug use in 11- to 15-year-olds, a major report finds. Read the full article on this link...

Category - Safeguarding

Tackling violence against women and girls strategy

The Home Office has published the Tackling violence against women and girls strategy. Elements of the strategy relating to crime, policing and justice apply to England and Wales, while elements relating to health, social care, and education apply to...

Child sexual abuse

The independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) has published a report looking at present-day experiences of children who have experienced sexual abuse in England and Wales. Findings from the report, based on the accounts of 56 young people...

Safeguarding and radicalisation

The Department for Education (DfE) has published a report looking at how radicalisation is being addressed in children’s social care in England. Findings from research involving 11 local authority areas carried out between September 2020 and March...

Home or out alone

NSPCC Learning has made available a guide for professionals to help parents and carers decide whether their child is ready to either stay at home or go out alone. The guide covers some of the risks parents should consider before making a decision...