We are a multi-disciplinary team, funded by the Home Office, hosted by Barnardo’s and work closely with key partners from academic institutions, local authorities, health, education, police and the voluntary sector.
To tackle child sexual abuse we must understand its causes, scope, scale and impact. We know a lot about child sexual abuse and have made progress in dealing with it, but there are still many gaps in our knowledge and understanding which limit how effectively we are tackling the issue.
The scale and nature of child sexual abuse
Our report from earlier this year examines the latest information from prevalence studies and official service data. A must-read on what we do and don’t know about child sexual abuse.
Our new guide aims to help professionals provide a confident, supportive response to parents and carers when concerns about the sexual abuse of their child have been raised, or when such abuse has been identified.
Our Advisory Board is made up of representatives from key partner organisations:
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