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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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"I wasn’t sure it was normal to watch it"

Topics: Online safety Mental health Type: Research

Research report into the impact of online pornography on the values, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of children and young people.

A review of the research on children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour online (HSB)

Topics: Harmful sexual behaviour Online safety Type: Research

Review of current research around the online harmful sexual behaviours displayed by children and young people. Part of the NSPCC’s Impact and Evidence series.

Sexting and young people: the parent's view

Topics: Online safety Parenting Type: Research

Research on parent’s awareness of issues surrounding sexting, and what information and support they would like to receive.

What should I do? NSPCC helplines report about online safety

Topics: Online safety Type: Research

Report about how Childline, the NSPCC helpline and O2 are responding to children’s and parents’ concerns about sexual content online.

Online abuse: learning from case reviews

Topics: Case reviews Online safety Type: Briefing

Lessons from case reviews published since 2008, where online abuse was a key factor.

Stop Speak Support school pack

Topics: Schools Online safety Bullying Type: Practical guidance

Activities and resources for teachers of key stages 3-4 to help children and young people know what to do if they see bullying online.

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