Women’s safety: ‘I begged the bus driver to let me travel home safely’

A disabled woman is calling for greater understanding of female safety after she “begged” a bus driver to let her travel home when her pass did not work. Rachel Davies’s pass was declined...

Home education

The House of Commons Library has published a research briefing on home education in England. The report outlines the current position on home-schooling and provides an overview of home education statistics...

Surge in online sexual abuse of young children

Online sexual abuse of young children aged between seven and 10 increased three-fold last year, new research shows.
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Category - Safeguarding

Child trafficking

Europol has published a report on child trafficking in the European Union (EU). Findings from a study of almost 600 intelligence contributions reported to Europol by member states between 2015 and 2017 include:...

Domestic abuse

The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee has published a report following an inquiry into the government’s proposed domestic abuse strategy and draft bill on domestic abuse. The report looks at the impact of domestic...

Safeguarding in faith communities

Faith-based groups and places of worship play a major role in the lives of many children and young people. This means safeguarding must be a key consideration in all faith settings. Access this document: Safeguarding in...