• Number seeking help to stop viewing sexual images of children in the north west increases by more than two thirds

    10 March 2020

    Stop It Now!, the UK’s first confidential helpline that supports people who are worried about their own sexual thoughts, feelings and behaviour towards children, today reports a steep rise in the number of people seeking help to stop viewing sexual images of under 18s – either for themselves or someone close to them. New data […]

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  • Number seeking help to stop viewing sexual images of children doubles

    25 February 2020

    Stop It Now!, the UK’s first confidential helpline that supports people who are worried about their own sexual thoughts, feelings and behaviour towards children, today reports a steep rise in the number of people seeking help to stop viewing sexual images of under 18s – either for themselves or someone close to them. New data […]

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  • Child sexual abuse strategy announced by home secretary

    4 July 2019

    The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced plans to publish a new cross-government strategy to tackle child sexual abuse. The strategy will focus on both online and offline abuse, and will bring together different government departments, charities and other organisations to coordinate the different ways they work to keep children safe. In September, Mr Javid announced a […]

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  • News from the Internet Watch Foundation

    24 April 2019

    According to data released today by The Internet Watch Foundation, 105,047 URLs containing child sexual abuse imagery (CSAI) or videos were identified and blocked over the last year, an increase of more than a third on the year before. The IWF have said that much of the increase was due to an improvement in the technology […]

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  • The Lucy Faithfull Foundation response to the government’s online harms white paper

    8 April 2019

    The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is the only UK-wide child protection charity dedicated solely to preventing child sexual abuse. It works with entire families affected by or concerned about abuse including: adult male and female sexual abusers; young people with inappropriate sexual behaviours; victims of abuse and other family members; front-line workers and professionals. In response to […]

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