Rise in reports of children abusing other children

The number of calls to a children’s helpline about harmful sexual behaviour between young people increased by 29% over the last year. The NSPCC received 2,365 calls and staff made almost 600 referrals to...

Together for Childhood

NSPCC Learning has published a report as part of the Together for Childhood project which aims to make local communities safer for children by helping local partners and families come together to prevent child...

Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees removed from UK’s ‘unsuitable’ housing sponsors

The government is scrambling to rehouse hundreds of Ukrainians granted visas under the Homes for Ukraine scheme because the people they were supposed to stay with have been deemed “unsuitable”...

Category - Safeguarding

Social network regulation

The NSPCC has published a report looking at how to regulate social networks and keep children safe from abuse. The report sets out the NSPCC’s proposals for a new regulatory approach, including: strong and...

County lines

  The St Giles Trust has published an evaluation, carried out by J H Consulting, of an intervention to help vulnerable children move away from involvement in drug distribution networks. The project was funded by...

Draft Domestic Abuse Bill

The Home Office has published its response to the domestic abuse consultation carried out in March 2018 along with a draft Domestic Abuse Bill for England and Wales. The statutory definition of domestic abuse in the...