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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.
Record high number of recorded grooming crimes lead to calls for stronger online safety legislation
24 August 2021 / News
Online grooming crimes recorded by police jumped by around 70% in the last three years reaching an all-time high in 2021.
Police record over 10,000 online child sex crimes in a year for the first time
3 September 2020 / News
We are calling on the government to make Online Harms legislation a priority this autumn.
NSPCC's work in Northern Ireland
We’re working to prevent child abuse in Northern Ireland. You can help us be there to support every child that needs us.
Instagram most used platform in child grooming crimes during lockdown
13 November 2020 / News
New data shows there were more than 1,200 online grooming crimes recorded against children in the three months from April to June, with the true scale of the problem likely to be much higher.
Poll shows widescale public support for stronger laws to protect children from online abuse
12 March 2021 / News
Our new poll shows overwhelming public support for more online safety and protection for children .
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.
New figures reveal four in five victims of online grooming crimes are girls
6 October 2021 / News
Our latest research has found girls aged 12-15 are most likely to be victims of online grooming, and more needs to be done to protect children online.
NSPCC's work in Scotland
We’re working to prevent child abuse in Scotland. 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.
NSPCC's work in England
We’re working to prevent child abuse in England. You can help us be there to support every child that needs us.
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.
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.
Online child abuse crimes have doubled in recent years and more must be done to protect children online
15 September 2021 / News
While online abuse crimes have surged by 78% over four years, new Government plans to regulate social media through the Online Safety Bill fall significantly short of tackling this issue.
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.
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.
Online child grooming offences pass 10,000
29 May 2020 / News
We are urging the Prime Minister to get social media regulation done as online child grooming offences pass 10,000
Policy and influencing
We stand up for children, demand laws change and take action to better protect children and young people.
Siblings Sharing a Bedroom: Guidance
Whether children are sharing a bedroom at home or on holiday, we have some advice about how to make sure they stay safe.
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