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.
Child protection in the UK
Signs, symptoms and effects of child abuse and neglect
Keeping children safe
Find out what organisations need to do to protect children from harm.
Talk about staying safe online
Our talking tips will help you start the conversation with your child about staying safe online.
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.
Be Share Aware
It's good to share – but sometimes sharing online can be dangerous. Be Share Aware and keep children safe online.
What to do if you suspect abuse
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