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Child protection in the UK
Each nation has a framework of legislation, guidance and practice - find out more on the NSPCC Learning website.
An examination of local, national and international arrangements for the mandatory reporting of child abuse: the implications for Northern Ireland
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Considers the Northern Ireland reporting system in relation to international evidence and experiences of mandated reporting legislation.
New law is needed to protect children online
5 November 2014 / News
Existing laws are failing to keep children safe - the government must introduce new legislation, writes NSPCC Head of child safety online Claire Lilley.
Flaw in the law: PM announces new online grooming offence
11 December 2014 / News
Following our Flaw in the Law campaign, the PM announces plans for legislation to make it a specific offence to an adult to send a sexual message to a child
Fighting for childhood in Northern Ireland
We’re making life better for children in Northern Ireland by inﬂuencing public policy, legislation and practice through our local evidence-based research and services.
Adults grooming children: still not illegal
3 March 2017 / News
The number of abusers meeting children after grooming them has more than tripled in five years - yet police still can’t arrest people for grooming in England and Wales.
Anti-grooming law delay "unacceptable"
10 January 2017 / News
The Government has been accused of dragging its feet over a law which would arm police with new powers to tackle online grooming.
Delivering change for children in Wales
24 February 2016 / News
We’re among the 6 leading Welsh children’s charities today to call on the next Welsh government to include a Children’s Minister in the Cabinet.
General election 2019: our calls to the next government
20 November 2019 / News
We want all children to get the best start in life, and it's essential that children facing adversity or at particular risk of harm get the support they need. Find out what we're campaigning for.
Nine in 10 children back new online safety laws
1 July 2019 / News
Our Wild West Web campaign has been instrumental in the Government unveiling tough new online safety measures.
Flaw in the Law success: gap closed in Serious Crime Bill
4 March 2015 / News
New offence will make it illegal for an adult to send a sexual message to a child thanks to petition by NSPCC supporters.
New laws to protect children online, says Government | NSPCC
21 May 2018 / News
The Government has announced it is bringing in laws to protect children online, in a victory for our Wild West Web campaign.
200,000 young people may have been groomed on social networks
30 July 2019 / News
Our Wild West Web campaign has been calling for a regulator to force social platforms to identify and prevent grooming on their platforms.
Over 70% of adults want social networks to face criminal sanctions
20 April 2019 / News
We believe that it should be a criminal offence if social networks grossly breach children's safety online.
Government backtracks on pledge to protect children in sport
8 August 2018 / News
NSPCC condemns Government u-turn on its pledge to extend position of trust laws to sports coaches
Our work in Wales
We’re working to prevent child abuse in Wales. You can help us be there to support every child that needs us.
NSPCC’s Chief Child Protection Advisor awarded OBE in New Year’s Honours
3 January 2019 / News
Phillip Noyes, the NSPCC’s Chief Advisor on Child Protection has received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours for his outstanding public service, after decades spent protecting children and young people.
Estimated 90 cybercrimes recorded a day against children
14 January 2020 / News
We estimate more than 25,300 child abuse image and sexual grooming offences have been recorded by the police since the Online Harms White Paper was published just over 9 months ago.
Protecting disabled children from abuse with equal rights and more support
18 March 2015 / News
Better protection is achievable if we redress the balance, says NSPCC's Jon Brown.
Government responds to Wood Report on LSCBs and SCRs
27 May 2016 / News
Summary of Alan Wood's review of local safeguarding arrangements and serious case reviews and Department for Education's response.
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