Violence and Abuse Children in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Violence and Abuse Children

AFRUCA (Africans Unite Against Child Abuse)

Works to raise awareness of and address issues affecting children within the African community in the UK, particularly trafficking and other forms of abuse; describes their campaigns and activities, with press releases, how to support, and contacts.

Child Abuse in England and Wales: March 2020

Statistics and research on child abuse in England and Wales, bringing together a range of different data sources from across government and the voluntary sector.

Child Protection Special Interest Group

A forum for paediatricians working in areas of child maltreatment. Includes training, publications and news.


Provides details of this nationwide emergency helpline for children in danger or crisis.

Children Are Unbeatable Alliance

Campaigning on the assault of children to gain the same protection as adults. Includes news, notice boards and children's views.

Churches' Network for Non-violence (CNNV)

Dedicated to eliminating physical punishment of children, particularly within Christian and other religious communities. Includes resources, events, and background materials supporting their campaigns.

Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry

Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1995. The largest inquiry into historical institutional sexual and physical abuse of children in UK legal history.

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Investigating the extent to which institutions have failed to protect children from sexual abuse.

Independent Jersey Care Inquiry

Investigating the abuse of children in Jersey's care system over many years. JerseyInquiry

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

A child protection charity specialising in safeguarding children from sexual abuse. Includes assessment and intervention details.


A voluntary organisation offering practical and emotional support for non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused; describes their services and helpline, with contacts and volunteer opportunities.

National Association for People Abused in Childhood

Registered charity providing support and information for people abused in childhood. Includes personal stories and advice for those supporting people who were abused.

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Features information about the charity's activities and campaigns, with details of how to support the NSPCC. Includes resources for professionals, plus children's section.


Teresa Cooper’s campaign for the victims of abuse at Kendall house which involved forced drugging regime and overdosing of the girls in care.

The Offside Trust

Works to combat child abuse in sport and support the healing journey of survivors.

Operation Hydrant

A coordination hub established in June 2014 to deliver the national policing response, oversight, and coordination of non-recent child sexual abuse investigations concerning persons of public prominence, or in relation to those offences which took place within institutional settings.

Operation Seabrook - Medomsley Detention Centre

‘Operation Seabrook’ is the major criminal investigation into allegations of serious sexual and physical abuse perpetrated by staff against detainees at Medomsley Detention Centre near Consett, County Durham.

Parents Protect

Aims to raise parental awareness about child sexual abuse and to offer advice and information on how to spot early warning signs and what to do when a child confides in you.

Shirley Oaks Survivors

Campaign of the survivors of child abuse in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Stop it Now! UK and Ireland

Provides support, information and resources to adults to help them protect children from sexual harm, including those concerned about their own behaviour; with details of services, campaigns, and their helpline. DonaldFindlater

VCF - The Victoria Climbié Foundation

Established by Mr and Mrs Climbié to campaign for improvements in child protection policy and practices and to ensure effective links and coordination. Includes background material, with details of their campaign and projects, news, contacts, and how to help.

Victoria Climbié Inquiry Data Corpus Online

A project at the University of Huddersfield to transcribe and make available the corpus of oral evidence from the Victoria Climbié Inquiry; includes learning and research resources, and useful links.

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