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

Costs and consequences of child maltreatment

Overview of recent literature on the prevalence, impact and cost of child abuse and neglect.

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Domestic violence, child contact, post-separation violence

Research with separated South Asian and African-Caribbean mothers who had experienced domestic violence and are involved in child contact disputes.

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Emotional neglect and emotional abuse in pre-school children: Core info leaflet

Leaflet summarising what we currently know about children under 6 who have been emotionally neglected or abused. Part of the Core info leaflet series.

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Fractures in children: Core info leaflet

Leaflet on what is currently known about the relationship between fractures and physical abuse in children. Part of the Core info leaflet series. 

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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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Helpline highlight: a year in review

Contacts made to the NSPCC in 2011 and what it tells us about child abuse and neglect in the UK. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series.

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Helpline highlight: how the NSPCC protects babies

Looks into some of the key concerns people who call the NSPCC have about babies. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series.

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Helpline highlight: more people contacting the NSPCC with concerns about neglected children

Reports a rise in people contacting the NSPCC who were concerned about children being neglected. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series.

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Helpline highlight: the under-reporting of sexual abuse

Looks at contacts to the NSPCC between 2011-12 about sexual abuse. Part of the NSPCC's Helpline highlight series.

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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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