Up to 25 local authorities will be judged on their multi-agency child protection arrangements under new inspections being introduced in April 2015, it has been announced.
Online bullying is now more prevalent than face-to-face bullying, a study has found.
Numbers of under-18s accused of sexual offences against other children have increased by nearly nine per cent in a year. Figures collated by the NSPCC following a Freedom of Information request to police forces in England and Wales show that … Read more
NSPCC chief executive Peter Wanless has been chosen by the government to lead a review into the handling of historic child sex abuse allegations.
NSPCC chief Peter Wanless expects to report his review findings within 10 weeks.
In a statement to Parliament on 7th July 2104, Home Secretary Theresa May said Wanless will lead the review into how the Home Office, police and … Read more
British courts should give victims of female genital mutilation the same anonymity as rape victims, and Britain needs an immediate plan to tackle an FGM crisis which is “a national scandal”, the head of a parliamentary committee said on Thursday.… Read more