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.

Meet Alfie, the 7 year old astronaut

When a child is free from abuse, they’re free to dream again. Your donation can take a child anywhere.

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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

Helen and Maisie's story

Helen tells how she discovered her daughter was being abused, and how unprepared she was for it due to Maisie's young age.
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Sophie, Damion and Florence's story

Sophie talks about the difficulties she had in adapting to motherhood, and how our programmes helped her cope.
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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.
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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.
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John's story

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