Research reports published in 2015 Findings from research carried out by the NSPCC

Read our research reports published in 2015 into what works in preventing child abuse and neglect. Visit our Research and resources page for more child protection and safeguarding information and advice or browse research reports published in 2017, 201620142013 or earlier.

How safe are our children? 2015

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 2015.

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"Always there when I need you": Childline annual review 2014-15

The issues children and young people contacted ChildLine about in 2014-15.

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Spotlight on preventing child neglect

What works in preventing child neglect. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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The landscape of child protection research in the UK

A mapping review exploring the scope of research about child maltreatment in the United Kingdom.

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Preventing child sexual abuse: towards a national strategy

Why we must take action together to stop child sexual abuse before it occurs. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series. 

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Assessing the risk: protecting the child: evaluation report

Evaluation of whether an NSPCC assessment guide helps protect children from sexual abuse. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.

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Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after children: a whole system approach

We report on our work with 4 UK local authorities to design a care system that better promotes the emotional wellbeing of children in care. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.

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Hurting inside: learning from the NSPCC helpline and Childline on neglect

What children are telling us about living with neglect and key statistics on contacts to our helplines about child neglect. 

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Realising the potential: tackling child neglect in universal services

Sets out a model showing the way universal services practitioners can provide effective early help for child neglect.

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Research reports published in 2017

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2017.

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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 2014

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2014.

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Research reports published in 2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2013.

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Research reports published pre-2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published before 2013.

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