Posts tagged Child Abuse
NSPCC "How Safe Are Our Children" 2019 Report

The 2019 NSPCC annual report looking at levels of online activity and online child sex abuse recorded in the UK. Key findings include:

  • 44% of 5-15 year olds own a smartphone

  • 90% of 11-16 year olds said they had a social media account

  • Year on year increases were recorded in the numbers and rates of police-recorded online child sexual offences in England and Wales and Northern Ireland;

  • Increases in the number of URLs confirmed by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) as containing child sexual abuse imagery since 2015

  • the majority of parents, carers and members of the public agree that social networks should have a legal responsibility to keep children safe on their platforms.

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National FGM Centre Resource: Exploring Concerns around Child Abuse linked to Faith or Belief

A new resource designed by the National FGM Centre to help schools and youth organisations to raise and discuss concerns they have about Child Abuse which is linked to a faith or belief, such as FGM.

The resource consists of 4 documents which are designed to support frontline professionals in introducing conversations around faith or belief in relation to concerns around Child Abuse, including a Language and Terminology guide and an Infographic to display in staff rooms and offices.

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Let children know you're listening: The importance of an adult's interpersonal skills in helping to improve a child's experience of disclosure Report

Practical resources published by NSPCC Learning designed to help adults who work with children better respond to disclosures of abuse.

The evidence-informed resources include a poster to help professionals remember the key interpersonal skills they should be using when responding to disclosures, and a briefing paper sharing the learning from research with adults and children.

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