Child sexual abuse in Catholic church ‘swept under the carpet’, inquiry finds

The Catholic church “betrayed” its moral purpose by prioritising its reputation over the welfare of children who had been sexually abused by priests, a damning inquiry report has concluded. In its final review...

Scotland becomes first UK nation to ban smacking children

Scotland has become the first part of the UK to ban the smacking of children after new legislation came into effect. Changes to the law giving children the same protection from assault as adults were passed by...

Young Adults Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence in Childhood: the Qualitative Meanings of this Experience

Adults exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) in their childhood are often considered in studies to be a homogeneous group and are not questioned about the meanings that they give to IPV. This study...

Category - Safeguarding

Harmful sexual behaviour

The Welsh Government has published guidance for education settings on how to prevent and respond to peer sexual abuse, exploitation and harmful sexual behaviour, including digital abuse and exploitation taking place both inside and out of the...