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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

IWF and Stop It Now! to develop ground-breaking chatbot to combat online child sexual abuse

A new chatbot targeting people trying to access online child sexual abuse images will be developed by the Internet Watch Foundation, in partnership with Stop It Now! and The Lucy Faithfull Foundation. The chatbot, named ‘reThink’, will engage with internet users who are showing signs that they might be looking for images of child sexual abuse. Online solutions to online problems The automated pop up will attempt to Read More

Annual report showcases The Lucy Faithfull Foundation’s work to protect children

The latest figures from The Lucy Faithfull Foundation outline the impact of the range of child protection work carried out between April 2018 and March 2019, including some record-breaking numbers. In a year that saw a £600,000 funding boost from the Home Office, our Stop It Now! helpline took calls and emails from thousands of people. The money was granted to increase the number of operator hours on the helpline from January 2019 Read More

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation responds to the government's online harms white paper consultation

The government’s aim for the UK to be the safest place in the world to go online will soon be informed by the views of experts and the public. After publishing their online harms white paper in April, the government opened a consultation taking opinions from interested parties – including The Lucy Faithfull Foundation. 

Deborah Denis, director of fundraising and external relations at The Lucy Faithfull Read More

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