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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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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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New draft NICE guideline on improving response to child abuse

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced a new draft guideline on child abuse and neglect. It outlines how social wor...
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Children denied basic things they need to develop and thrive

The Children’s Rights Alliance for England’s (CRAE) annual assessment of what life is like for children in England has found that increasing numbe...
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Ofsted highlights police failings in child protection

The head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw, has warned that failings by police forces in England could lead to further cases of organised child abuse. In...
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Children ‘criminalised’ in care homes

Police are being called to children’s homes thousands of times a year and children are being wrongly ‘criminalised’, according to the Howard Lea...
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Children at risk due to “unacceptable inconsistencies” across police forces

Results from a review by The HM Inspectorate of Constabulary on how police respond to missing and absent children has been published in a report. It f...