Previous 'How safe are our children?' reports
How safe are our children? 2019
The seventh report in the series focused on data on child abuse online. It included 10 indicators measuring the range and extent of online risks, and the ability of children and parents/carers to respond to these.
How safe are our children? 2018
The sixth report included an in-depth look at findings from the NSPCC’s and O2’s annual Net Aware survey, which asked children and young people about their experiences online. It also called on the government to legislate to make children safer online.
How safe are our children? 2017
The fifth report included findings from the Crime survey for England and Wales about adults’ experiences of abuse in childhood and called for a new prevalence survey of children’s experiences of abuse and neglect.
How safe are our children? 2016
The fourth report highlighted the need for more therapeutic support for children who have experienced abuse and neglect.
How safe are our children? 2015
The third report highlighted rising reports to the police of child sexual abuse, whilst stressing that we must not lose sight of the risks posed by other forms of abuse, in particular neglect.
How safe are our children? 2014
The second report included a new indicator about public attitudes to child abuse and neglect. It also included sections on risk factors for abuse and neglect and the criminal justice response to child sexual abuse.
How safe are our children? 2013
The first report set out 19 indicators related to child abuse and child safety. It looked at the gap between the number of children in the child protection system and the number that have experienced abuse or neglect.