The UK has some weird laws. It's illegal to:

- wear a suit of armour in Parliament
- carry a plank along a pavement
- handle a salmon in suspicious circumstances.

Yet, incredibly, until recently it wasn't always illegal for an adult to send a sexual message to a child.

Almost 2 years ago, you helped the NSPCC persuade the Government to change the Flaw in the Law. They brought forward new...
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Email the Justice Secretary to help us fix the Flaw in the Law

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We hear numerous stories of fathers leaving their wife and child behind, but have you ever heard of a wife that left her husband and child? This story, although heartbreaking, will leave a smile on your face once you hear the happy ending. It was January of 2015 when Richard Johnson’s life changed.…

Mom abandons husband and month-old baby - Dad's letter to her goes viral

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Did you know that when you share an image, your location is sometimes shared too? Although safety features are in place across many social networks, it's important that you have conversations with your child so they know how to keep themselves safe. It's also important that you're aware of the risks of sharing too much information about your child online. To help make sure you and your child...
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When children are trafficked they’re likely to experience multiple forms of abuse, including physical, emotional or sexual violence, and many children are trafficked from abroad – like Gracie*. She was 11 when her family were killed in central Africa. She was brought to London on a fake passport and locked in a room where men would rape her. She escaped a year later and was sent to a hostel...
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You have many jobs as a parent: to provide, to educate, to show love. The list goes on, but fundamentally the most important job of all is to keep your child safe. I failed to do that and I can’t turn back the clock; I can’t erase what happened and I have to live with it every day and accept it. It’...

One mother's story of how a paedophile groomed her 11-year-old

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Alaska Airlines flight attendant Sheila Frederick achieved true hero status when she became alarmed at the sight of a young, disheveled teenage girl flying with an older and well-dressed man on a flight from Seattle to San Francisco.

Flight Attendant Saves Teenage Girl From Sex Trafficking After Sending Secret Note

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It's Safer Internet Day. Do you know the minimum age for each of the social media channels? Share this with your friends and family. We can all play a part in helping to create a better and safer online community.
Last year, 1 in every 6 calls to Childline were from children with serious mental health concerns. With a total of 50,000 contacts - an average of one every eleven minutes - the younger generation are suffering from a range of serious issues, including depressive disorders, self-harm or suicidal feelings. These figures come at the start of Children's Mental Health Week - and as we mark the one...
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“I've been getting bullied for years. People in school call me disgusting and tell me that I should die. Sometimes I don't eat or I cut to help ease the pain of it all.” We’ve seen a huge rise in the number of young people calling Childline about sexuality and gender identity – last year, the service took 7,729 sessions, a 47% rise – the highest levels ever seen. Worryingly, over half of...
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The number of children being investigated by police for sexual offences has almost doubled in the last four years.

Number of alleged child sex offences committed by other children almost doubles

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A MAN and a woman have appeared in court after being charged with the rape of a young child. Sarah Gotham, 33, appeared alongside Craig Forbes, 35, where they were accused of four joint counts of s…

Woman, 33, and man, 35, appear in court charged with raping a child

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A PRIMARY school girl has been left with two STIs after being sexually assaulted by her approved foster carer – just months after being placed into care following sex abuse at home. The child was r…

Girl, 7, given 2 STIs by foster parent AFTER being put in care due to sex abuse

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A HAUNTED woman found starving, beaten and imprisoned in a closet aged just eight has told how she has tried to kill herself more than 30 times since being rescued. Vulnerable Lauren Kavanaugh was …

Horrifying ordeal of girl raped, tortured and forced to live in filthy cupboard for FIVE YEARS from age of three…and how she's tried to kill herself 30 times

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