Research reports published in 2013 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

Read our research reports published in 2013 into what works in preventing child abuse and neglect. Visit our Research and resources page for more child protection and safeguarding information and advice.

All Babies Count: spotlight on drugs and alcohol

Looks at how babies are affected by parental substance misuse, interventions that are available and what can be done to improve policy.

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All Babies Count: support for parents

Guide for new parents on how to calm babies, manage stress and spot the signs of post-natal depression.

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Boys and girls speak out: a qualitative study of children’s gender and sexual cultures

Research by Cardiff University looks at how younger children perceive gender, sexual identity and relationships. 

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Helpline highlight 2012/13: more people speaking out to protect children

Finds an increase in people contacting the NSPCC to help protect children. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series.

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Helpline highlight: Northern Ireland

Looks at the contacts made to the NSPCC from Northern Ireland during 2011-12. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series

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How safe are our children? 2013

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK for 2013.

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Neglect and serious case reviews

A systematic analysis of neglect in serious case reviews in England, between 2003 and 2011.

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No one noticed, no one heard

Research into the childhood experiences of abuse of young men and women and how they disclosed this abuse and sought help.

15126 Views

Provision for young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour

Research into the service provision within the UK for young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour.

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Research reports published in 2016

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2016.

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Research reports published in 2015

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2015.

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Research reports published in 2014

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2014.

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Research reports published pre-2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published before 2013.

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