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Helping professionals protect children
We work directly with children and families in service centres across the UK. We collaborate with frontline professionals and researchers to find innovative solutions and evaluate what works. We provide training courses delivered by our experts nationwide and online. And we can help you find the latest policy, practice, research or news – whether you're researching a particular therapy or preparing a court report.
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Statistics on child abuse
How many children are affected by abuse? Is it increasing or decreasing? Find the latest facts and statistics.
Research reports published in 2017
A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2017.
Research reports published in 2016
A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2016.
Factsheets and briefings
Short introductions to child protection, child abuse and safeguarding topics.
Preventing abuse and neglect
Preventing child neglect
Child neglect can be prevented. Learn more about how together, we can protect children across the UK.
Child abuse and neglect
Find out what child abuse is, how to spot the signs, who is affected and what you should do if you're worried about a child.
Child protection in the UK
How the systems and laws of the UK and its 4 nations work to keep children safe from abuse and harm.
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