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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.
Female genital mutilation: legislation, policy and guidance
Details of legislation, policy and guidance about FGM in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
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.
Bedroom sharing and moving out
Information and guidance on children sharing bedrooms and legislation on what age a child can leave home.
What we stand for
At the NSPCC we believe we're all responsible for keeping childhood free from abuse, doing everything possible to protect children and prevent it from happening.
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.
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.
NSPCC Flaw in the Law Campaign, House of Commons second reading for Serious Crime Bill
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NSPCC briefing for Serious Crime Bill, House of Commons second reading, December 2014.
The legal definition of a child and their rights by law, ages of consent and criminal responsibility, parental consent and children's wishes.
Wild West Web
Thanks to you, we’re one step closer to keeping children safer online and ending the #WildWestWeb.
NSPCC Scotland briefing on the wider context for the future of children's services: beyond the Children and Young People Bill
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Our briefing on the wider context for the future of children's services: beyond the Children and Young People Bill in March 2013.
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.
Child protection in the UK
Info on the child protection system including how to report child protection concerns, referrals and investigations, care proceedings, case reviews and statistics.
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.
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