Research and resources

Child protection and safeguarding information, advice and research

Search our directory for our latest research, child protection statistics, leaflets, practical guidance, briefings and evaluations that share what we've learned from our services for children and families.

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Protecting disabled children from sexual abuse

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Parenting Safeguarding and child protection Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Research

Research with parents and carers about keeping children with disabilities safe from sexual abuse.

Sexting: advice for professionals

Topics: Online safety Safeguarding and child protection Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Practical guidance

Advice about the dangers of sexting and what to do to help a young person who has received or sent an explicit image, video or message.

"Is this sexual abuse?"

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Research

Report analysing the concerns being raised to Childline and the NSPCC helpline about peer sexual abuse.

AGENDA

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Practical guidance

Free online teaching resource in Welsh and English, to help raise awareness of positive relationships and gender equality.

Women as Protectors evaluation

Topics: Safeguarding and child protection Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Service evaluation

Evaluation of an NSPCC service to support women in safeguarding their children against men who pose a risk of sexual harm.

Child sexual abuse: statistics briefing

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Statistics

This briefing looks at what data and statistics are available about child sexual abuse to help professionals, and the organisations they work for, make evidence based decisions.

Helping children recover from child sexual exploitation

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Service evaluation

An evaluation of our Protect and Respect programme, which supports young people who have experienced or are at risk of CSE.

'Letting the Future In' for children with learning disabilities

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Service evaluation

Evaluation of Letting the Future In for children with learning disabilities (LTFI-LD), a service that was developed for therapeutic intervention with children and young people affected by sexual abuse. 

Protecting children from grooming

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Online safety Type: Practical guidance

Explains what grooming is, how to recognise it and how people who work with children can respond to it.

A community approach to preventing child sexual abuse in the home

Topics: Child sexual abuse and CSE Type: Research

What works to empower people within a specific community to prevent child sexual abuse in the home.