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The NSPCC is calling on Government to act quickly to close two legal loopholes that leave the door open for children to be targeted in sport and beyond.
Senior judges are taking steps to end the presumption that a father must have contact with a child where there is evidence of domestic abuse that would put the child or mother at risk.
Seven in 10 children in England think the government should ensure all children have school lessons on sex and relationships, new figures reveal.
The NSPCC claims that the government is dragging its feet on making it illegal for an adult to send a sexual message to a child in England and Wales.
Almost 30% of contacts to the NSPCC helpline in December 2015 were about neglect.
Nine projects with ambitious plans to tackle specific forms of abuse affecting children have been awarded a share of government grant funding in 2016 to 2018, worth more than £2 million.
Safer Internet Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme 'Be the change: unite for a better internet'.
People who were maltreated as children are more likely to have poor health and living standards decades later, a study suggests.
A Public Accounts Committee report has raised concerns that there is still no credible plan to improve services and grow a quality social work force.
Nearly two thirds of children groomed online who were referred to a number of Barnardo’s specialist services, were sexually exploited after meeting their attacker.
Girls are being taken to female genital mutilation (FGM) "parties" in cities across England, a charity has warned.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is facing calls to scrap and rewrite the policy on restraining minors after it emerged that a report it commissioned found some authorised techniques could kill children or leave them disabl ...
Home Secretary Amber Rudd has brought together government ministers, frontline professionals, charities, campaigners and survivors to co-ordinate efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) at home and abroad.
More than 30,000 children were missing from schools in England and Wales for substantial periods of time in the 2014-15 academic year, local education authority figures show.
Fundamental deficiencies in the way that the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) understands and responds to child abuse and sexual exploitation is putting children in London at risk, according to a report by Her Majesty’s ...
Pornographic websites that refuse to stop children accessing explicit content will be blocked under new Government plans.
One in three internet users between the ages of 12 and 15 say they saw "hate speech" online in the past year, according to Ofcom's latest survey of children's media habits.
Trafficked children and unaccompanied child asylum seekers are going missing from UK care homes at "an alarmingly high rate", two charities have said.
Domestic violence and poor mental health are the biggest issues facing children on the books of social services in England, new figures show.
The NSPCC have pulled out key messages and recommendations from the 'Time to listen' report into child sexual exploitation.
A new report finds that child sexual exploitation can be tackled best when all partners take responsibility for their roles, while also working collaboratively, with strategic goals clearly identified, understood and agr ...