The rate of increase in the number of child sex offences reported to police has fallen to its lowest level in four years.
Boris Johnson has been urged to apologise to child abuse victims after claiming police funding is being “spaffed up the wall” investigating historic allegations.
Police are receiving more reports of children being sexually contacted on Instagram than any other social-media platform, figures show.
A social media expert has described the hysteria around the viral “Momo challenge” as “a storm in a teacup”, saying a lot of the stories were based on “hearsay”.
A report from NHS Digital found that one in eight young people had a mental disorder in 2017
Research by the NSPCC shows the number of children referred for mental health help has increased since 2014, but a third are being refused help
The NSPCC has written to the Prime Minister to urge her to speed up improvements to child mental health services
The NSPCC's new research shows that 1 in 4 children is at risk on social media platforms, and they're calling on the government to step in
A guidebook is being sent to schools around the UK, which advises them not to suggest that there are only two genders
The NSPCC says nearly 19,000 children were admitted to hospital last year as a result of self-harming – a 14% rise over the last three years
The NSPCC revealed there had been a "staggering amount" of calls to the football helpline, and and an increasing number of police referrals
The NSPCC has revealed the number of young people contacting Childline about suicidal thoughts has doubled in the last five years with 53 calls a day on the issue