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Global trends in child protection

An overview of data about child maltreatment from several high-income countries, comparing trends with England and the UK.


Evaluation of how we support organisations to deliver Domestic Abuse, Recovering Together (DART™)

Shares findings from an implementation evaluation of DART™, a service which helps mothers and children recover from domestic abuse. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.


Family Environment: Drug Using Parents (FEDUP): final evaluation

Evaluation of a programme aiming to reduce the impact of parental drug and alcohol misuse on children. Part of the NSPCC's Impact and evidence series.


The right to recover

An overview of what happens to children following the disclosure or discovery of sexual abuse in the West of Scotland.


Final evaluation of Family SMILES

Evaluation of a programme supporting children whose parents have a mental health problem. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and evidence series.


Impact of online and offline child sexual abuse: "Everyone deserves to be happy and safe"

What young people and professionals told us about the effects of offline and technology assisted child sexual abuse, and how best to respond to it.


Childline annual review 2016/17: Not alone anymore

The issues children and young people contacted Childline about in 2016/17.


Stop TIME Online

An anti-online grooming activity pack, helping keep children and young people safe online.


Improving mental health services for children who have experienced abuse and neglect

Analysis of local transformation plans for improving child mental health services, and a toolkit for developing services to support children who have been abused or neglected.


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