Our briefing uses insight from NSPCC helpline contacts and Childline counselling sessions to highlight the impact of sexual abuse on children and young people during the coronavirus pandemic.
It contains quotes from children and young people that some people may find upsetting.
Key themes include:
Our insight briefings use data and insight from Childline counselling sessions and NSPCC Helpline contacts to explore concerns children and young people have raised and how these affect them.
Please cite as: NSPCC (2020) The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on child welfare: sexual abuse. Insight briefing. London: NSPCC.
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