Autumn Regional network meetings 2014
The Safe Network Regional network meeting dates have now been...
Stonewall Youth Volunteering Programme 2014-2015
Does your group have any 16 - 21 year olds who would be interested in free training and support to tackle...
International Youth Day - 12 August 2014
This year (2014) the focus is on young people and mental health issues under the slogan ‘Mental health...
Safeguarding children and young people in public – what to do?
Have you ever been out and witnessed someone doing something to a child that made you feel uncomfortable and you didn’t know what to...
Free online training for frontline professionals in helping girls at risk of FGM
The Home Office has launched free online training for frontline professionals in identifying and helping girls at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM)....
Play campaigners highlight health and social benefits of play schemes
Play campaigners are highlighting to policymakers the health and social rewards of play schemes in an attempt to push for government investment in the sector....
Google launches new software to check email accounts for child abuse images
Google has developed new software which will proactively screen hundreds of millions of email accounts for images of child abuse....
Women and Girls at Risk: evidence across the life course report
The Barrow Cadbury Trust, the Lankelly Chase Foundation and the Pilgrim Trust publish report 'Women and Girls at Risk: evidence across the life...
NEW helpline for modern slavery
The government is launching a new helpline and the first nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness of modern slavery in the...
Shortage of domestic violence refuges for vulnerable women and children
Reports show a nationwide shortage of domestic violence refuges is putting vulnerable women and children at...
News updates from the Disclosure and Barring Service
The DBS has a regular monthly email bulletin to help you keep up to date with the latest changes and developments in the...
NEW 0-25 SEND Code of Practice approved
The statutory special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people in England was approved by Parliament on 29 July...
DfE publish CANparent parenting classes trial evaluation report
CANparent trial was a government initiative to examine the development of a universal offer of parenting classes potentially to all parents of children aged 0-5...
Met Police see sharp increase in child sexual abuse cases over the past 6 years
Metropolitan police have drafted in extra officers to the child abuse unit to cope with the ever increasing...
Teens who are sexting could face prosecution under child sex laws
Young people who send explicit pictures of each other are being threatened with prosecution under child sex...