Our work increasingly focuses on preventing abuse. So that means we have to do everything we can to understand it and find the best ways to
keep children safe.
Helping you keep children safe
Whether you're a parent, worried about a child you know or work with children as part of your job, we all have a part to play in keeping them safe. Find out more about the types of child abuse, how to look out for a child's safety, the child protection system and the latest research and resources in child protection.
Signs, symptoms and effects of child abuse and neglect
Keeping children safe
Find out what organisations need to do to protect children from harm.
Teach your child the Underwear Rule
A simple way that parents can help keep children safe from sexual abuse – without using scary words or even mentioning sex.
Help protect children online
We fixed the Flaw in the Law, but there's still more work to do. Join us to demand a safer online world for children and call for more support after abuse.
What to do if you suspect abuse
Make a donation today
A child will contact Childline every 25 seconds. Donate now and help us be there for every child.