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

Read our research reports published pre-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 or browse research reports published in 2017, 201620152014 and 2013

Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people: the gap between provision and need

Research report mapping availability and accessibility of services for sexually abused children across the UK.

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Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children in Northern Ireland: the gap between provision and need

Research report mapping availability and accessibility of services for sexually abused children and young people in Northern Ireland

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Caught in a trap: the impact of grooming

Our report about what young people told ChildLine about grooming and sexual exploitation in 2011/12.

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Guidance for media reporting on child abuse and neglect

Information and advice to help journalists with reporting cases of abuse in Northern Ireland.

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Keeping safe

A series of reports which highlight our findings from research on the development of effective preventative education in primary schools in Northern Ireland.

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Experiences of children participating in organised sport in the UK

This study explores the nature and range of negative experiences and harm experienced by children in organised sports settings in the UK. 

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Safeguarding through audit

A guide to help local safeguarding children boards in auditing case review recommendations.

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How it is

An image vocabulary for children about: feelings, rights and safety, personal care and sexuality.

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The social baby

A DVD to help new parents understand how babies communicate from birth.

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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 in 2013

A list of all NSPCC reports published in 2013.

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