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Seek help if a loved one is viewing sexual images of under 18s - urges helpline, as Covid sparks rise in calls

Stop It Now! – the UK’s first confidential and anonymous helpline dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse by supporting adults concerned about their own sexual thoughts and behaviours towards children – is urging people to call if they know or suspect a loved one is viewing sexual images of under 18s online. The charity’s appeal comes as new research, released today, finds that almost two thirds of UK adults Read More

Blackbaud data breach statement

We want to make our supporters aware of a data breach involving one of our data providers, Blackbaud, which may have involved personal information of our supporters.   Blackbaud is an industry recognised provider of customer relationship management software which is used by more than 30,000 organisations in 60 countries. The Lucy Faithfull Foundation uses Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge software to help us manage our donor database Read More

Tackling and preventing child sexual abuse: positive steps from the government

"We must not leave it to children to protect themselves, and we’ll be working hard to make sure that doesn’t happen." The Home Office has today published a welcome and bold new strategy that sets out its “ambition to prevent, tackle and respond to all forms of child sexual abuse.” The UK is a world leader in efforts to tackle child sexual abuse[1], and a published national strategy like this has never Read More

Preventing sibling sexual abuse: what does research tell us?

“We hope this report will bring this subject out of the shadows and contribute to protecting children from harm home at a time when it is needed more than ever." The Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse (CSA Centre) has published a new paper on sibling sexual abuse, co-authored by Stuart Allardyce, director of Stop It Now! Scotland, and Dr Peter Yates, lecturer and programme lead in social work at Edinburgh Napier Read More

Understanding and preventing child sexual abuse by women

"The difficulty with having the view that women don’t abuse means that the public are looking for monsters – and we won’t find one.” Dr Alex Bailey. Dr Alexandra Bailey registered forensic psychologist, a lecturer at Goldsmiths and practitioner with The Lucy Faithfull Foundation, spoke about BBC Radio 4’s File on Four programme on the subject of women who sexually abuse children. Through a Read More

Our new films to help you keep children safe over Christmas

The festive season is now well underway, but there are lots of things that will be very different this year. With everything that’s going on, it’s important to make sure children are kept safe both online and in person. It’s not always easy to know how to spot the warning signs of abuse in both adults and children, or to know how to start difficult conversations. But as children spend more time either online or Read More

Our new strategy shows our big ambitions to prevent child sexual abuse

We’ve just launched our strategy that will shape our work to prevent child sexual abuse between now and 2025. We have big ambitions, and The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is not a huge charity. So, are we trying to do too much? We don’t think so. We are in a unique position. We deliver a wide range of services throughout the UK and are supporting developments across the world. Our Stop It Now! helpline is the largest Read More

Our 2019-20 Annual Report: why our work is more important than ever

We’ve just published our Annual Report with the highlights of the past year and our plans for the future. Even though the last year hasn’t been what many of us would have wanted, it’s meant that our services are needed more than ever. Since 1992, The Lucy Faithfull Foundation has been working to prevent child sexual abuse by helping the public and professionals know how to play their part in keeping children safe. Read More

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