Fighting for childhood

Abuse robs children of their childhood. Without help, the scars of abuse can last a lifetime. And as devastating as it can be for the child, society pays a heavy price too.

Abuse changes childhood, but so can we

Child abuse is preventable - not inevitable. And it’s up to each of us to do everything possible to keep childhood safe from abuse, so children can grow up healthy and thrive. That’s why we're here and drives what we do. So as long as there’s abuse – we will fight for every childhood. Join us.

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Get the latest news and updates about our work and activities in the fight for every childhood, and hear from our spokespeople.
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What we stand for

We’re standing up for children, demanding that laws change and action is taken to better protect them.
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Children's stories

Zoe's story

Life in foster care did nothing to help the effects of physical and emotional abuse for Zoe.
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Sophie's story

Sophie shares her story of being neglected by her parents and how she finally got help through her school.
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Every year, with your support, we help keep one million children safe from abuse and neglect – so they can look forward to a life of hope, and endless possibilities.

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Pete's story

Pete tells us how his mum violently abused him as a child, and how it took him a long time to realise that wasn't normal.
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Robbie's story

Robbie talks about how the NSPCC helped him to deal with his anger that arose from the abuse he suffered.
Read Robbie's story

Alice's story

Alice talks about how the Young Witness Service made her feel supported in court during the trial of the man who abused her.
Read Alice's story

John's story

John talks about how he found hope through our Family Environment: Drug-using Parents (FEDUP) service.
How our service for drug-using parents helped John