Category Archives: ChildLine

New NSPCC Research: Impact of online and offline child sexual abuse: “Everyone deserves to be happy and safe”

The NSPCC have published findings of a study undertaken by researchers into the effects of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) carried out using online or digital technologies (technology-assisted CSA, or TA-CSA).  The research team carried out interviews and questionnaires with young … Continue reading

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Childline launches new ‘For Me’ app to support young people via their smartphone

Childline has launched an app to provide counselling to young people in need of help directly through their mobile devices. The app has been named ‘For Me‘ to ensure that it can be discreetly installed, this means that if someone happens … Continue reading

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New Childline campaign highlights unhealthy relationships and online safety for young people #ListenToYourSelfie

The NSPCC has today published a campaign designed to help educate children and young to spot the signs of online abuse and grooming. Statistics from Childline, a service provided by the charity, show that counselling sessions for young people worried about online sexual … Continue reading

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NSPCC ChildLine Schools Service Free Event for Kent and Medway Schools

The NSPCC’s hugely successful Schools Service is protecting children in primary schools across the UK right now. However, more needs to be done to reach every single child in order to protect an entire generation. Therefore, whilst a key part … Continue reading

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New Home Office “Online abuse and bullying prevention guide” published

On the 20th March 2015 the Home Office published a new guide that has been developed for professionals who work with young people, to help them understand what constitutes abusive behaviour online, the consequences of that behaviour, and where they … Continue reading

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New IWF Research Published: Youth Produced Sexual Content

The Internet Watch Foundation have published the key findings of a quantitative study of youth-produced sexual content online. The study  has been carried out over a three month period between September and November 2014 and used a combination of proactively sourced … Continue reading

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NSPCC launches New “Share Aware” campaign

Parents’ concerns about social networking sites popular with children are revealed today, as the NSPCC launches its Share Aware campaign to get families talking about socialising safely online. An NSPCC panel of more than 500 parents from Mumsnet reviewed 48 … Continue reading

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New Online Safety Checklists for Parents from the NSPCC

Parents/carers and adults want to teach children about all aspects of safety and enable them to become resilient to risks, whether that’s about crossing the road safely, learning to swim or being wary of strangers. However, talking to children about … Continue reading

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ChildLine Tackling Sexting with The Internet Watch Foundation

ChildLine believes that “Sexting”(the sending of self-generated indecent images or videos by mobile phone or online) has become so common “it is considered mundane” by young people. In a recent NSPCC/ChildLine survey of 13-18 year olds: 60 per cent said … Continue reading

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