NSPCC

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Rate-of-increase in reports of child sex offences at four-year low

Rate-of-increase in reports of child sex offences at four-year low

The rate of increase in the number of child sex offences reported to police has fallen to its lowest level in four years.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Boris Johnson

Johnson’s ‘spaffed’ comment an ‘affront to victims’, says NSPCC

Johnson’s ‘spaffed’ comment an ‘affront to victims’, says NSPCC

Boris Johnson has been urged to apologise to child abuse victims after claiming police funding is being “spaffed up the wall” investigating historic allegations.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Instagram

Child grooming biggest on Instagram - NSPCC report

Child grooming biggest on Instagram - NSPCC report

Police are receiving more reports of children being sexually contacted on Instagram than any other social-media platform, figures show.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Momo challenge panic is ‘a storm in a teacup’

Momo challenge panic is ‘a storm in a teacup’

Momo challenge panic is ‘a storm in a teacup’

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”.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

NSPCC on report on youngsters' mental disorders: 'We're failing young people'

NSPCC on report on youngsters' mental disorders: 'We're failing young people'

A report from NHS Digital found that one in eight young people had a mental disorder in 2017

Monday, May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

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

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

The NSPCC has written to the Prime Minister to urge her to speed up improvements to child mental health services

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A quarter of children have been contacted by someone they don't know online

NSPCC finds children are being contacted by people they don't know online

NSPCC finds children are being contacted by people they don't know online

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

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity', warns the NSPCC

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity', warns the NSPCC

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity'

A guidebook is being sent to schools around the UK, which advises them not to suggest that there are only two genders

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

'Numbers of those who self-harm will be much higher than figures show', says volunteer organisation Harmless

'Numbers of those who self-harm will be much higher than figures show', says volunteer organisation Harmless

'Numbers of those who self-harm will be much higher than figures show'

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

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

350 victims report child sex abuse in football

350 people report child sex abuse in football

350 people report child sex abuse in football

Police have said that 350 people have come forward claiming they were sexually abused as a child

Football sex abuse: police referrals higher than opening days of Jimmy Savile scandal

Football sex abuse: police referrals almost 400% higher than opening days of Jimmy Savile scandal

Football sex abuse: police referrals higher than opening days of Jimmy Savile

The NSPCC revealed there had been a "staggering amount" of calls to the football helpline, and and an increasing number of police referrals

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

'Social networks are increasing and intensifying this feeling of inadequacy', as Childline receives record calls on suicide

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

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