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Advice on how to protect a child

As caring adults we are aware of so much that affects the lives of our children and we want to keep them as safe as possible.

We need to have knowledge about the issues and be able to understand the signs of harmful behaviours before we can begin to protect the vulnerable from them. To help protect children from sexual abuse we need to feel confident that we:

There is help available and steps need not be taken alone.

Parents Protect!

Parents Protect! is a dedicated child sexual abuse prevention and awareness website to help caring adults to just this. The site is a useful resource of information, guidance and resources. Its online learning programme enables you to work through the issues at your own pace and aims to:

Getting informed and seeking help and advice are the first steps to preventing or addressing issues around child sexual abuse.

Another useful resource relating to keeping children safe online can be found at Internet Matters.

Call the Stop it Now! Freephone, anonymous and confidential helpline on 0808 1000 900 for advice, support and information.

We also offer a confidential e-mail service,, on which you can contact us. Your e-mail address will not be displayed. Due to high demand for this service, we are unfortunately unable to offer an immediate response to your enquiry. We aim to respond to all emails within 7 working days.

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Stop it Now! UK & Ireland

Stop it Now! UK and Ireland is a project of The Lucy Faithfull Foundation. The Foundation is a Registered Charity, No. 1013025, and is a company limited by guarantee, Registered in England No. 2729957.

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