Fifth of UK victims of criminal exploitation are children, research reveals

At least one in five victims of criminal exploitation by drugs gangs in the UK are children, analysis of calls to a modern slavery and exploitation helpline shows. Read the full article on this link...

‘My intuition told me something was wrong’: three women denied help for their eating disorders

The women who felt their eating disorders were not taken seriously by doctors tell their stories
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Lockdown brings alarming rise in modern slavery

Reports of sexual and criminal exploitation have risen alarmingly during the pandemic, according to new data measuring the scale of modern slavery and trafficking in the UK. Read the full report on this link...

Category - Safeguarding

Hitting children is wrong

The news that in April 2020 Japan has become the 59th country to ban corporal punishment in the home highlights the significant progress that is being made to ensure that children receive the same protection as adults against violence. Sweden was...

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...