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‘Run, Hide, Tell’ – new campaign advising children what to do during a terrorist incident

Police chiefs have urged children and young people caught up in terrorist attacks not to stay and take pictures or videos, but to ‘Run, Hide, Tell...
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Child protection overview highlights increase in sexual offences

The NSPCC’s latest survey of child protection in the UK has highlighted the increase in the number of recorded sexual offences against children comp...
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Sexual abuse report finds lack of support for victims

A report on children’s experiences of seeking help and support after sexual abuse in the family environment has found barriers to accessing help has...
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Child sex offence recorded every 10 minutes

Numbers gained from the police by the NSPCC show that a child sex offence is recorded every 10 minutes in the UK, on average. These offences include r...
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NSPCC calls for fix in sexual grooming law

Although police recorded over 1,100 offences of ‘meeting a child following sexual grooming’ in the year to September 2016, the police still can’...
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Risk of online grooming through gaming

Children’s charities have warned of the risks of online grooming of children via games such as Minecraft – as a man is jailed for sexually groomin...
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Football sexual abuse victims hotline receives 800+ calls in 3 days

A dedicated football hotline for victims of sexual abuse, launched by the NSPCC with the support of the Football Association, received 860 calls in it...
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Cyber-bullying up by 88% in 5 years

The number of children and young people contacting Childline about cyber-bullying has risen to 4,541 in 2015/16, compared to 2,410 in 2011/12 – a ri...
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Radicalisation helpline

The NSPCC has launched a 24-hour helpline for adults who have concerns about children and young people being radicalised, or who need advice on how to...