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Home Secretary backs work of The Lucy Faithfull Foundation to change the behaviour of people looking at sexual images of children online.

In a flagship speech on how he intends to tackle the online sexual abuse of children, Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, began by setting out the scale of the problem, observing that there had been a 700% increase in the number of child abuse images being referred to the National Crime Agency in the last five years. He continued by explaining how he intends to address the scale of the problem saying “I will continue to make sure that the Read More

Sajid Javid MP visits The Lucy Faithfull Foundation to open its new headquarters

Today MP for Bromsgrove Sajid Javid visited The Lucy Faithfull Foundation's headquarters in Bromsgrove.  During the visit Mr Javid met with our senior managers and trustees to learn about our work. He was also briefed on the breadth of services offered by The Lucy Faithfull Foundation to help adults and professionals play their part in preventing child sexual abuse. Before leaving Mr Javid cut a ribbon to formally open The Read More

Lucy Faithfull Foundation expands its work with young people

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is expanding its work to address sexually harmful behaviour among young people. This decision reflects the significant number of people calling the Stop it Now! Helpline to discuss concerns regarding the sexually harmful behaviour of a young person. It also underlines our awareness that one third of all sexually abused children are abused by a young person. As part of our expansion of work with young Read More

40 percent increase in people seeking help to stop looking at online sexual images of children

There has been a sharp rise in the year on year numbers of people in the UK seeking help from Stop it Now! to stop either their own viewing of online sexual images of children, or that of a loved one. According to data released today, 36,443 UK people contacted Stop it Now! in 2017. This represents a 40% increase on the 26,089 people who contacted Stop it Now! in the previous 12 month period. A large majority of those contacting Stop Read More

Watch our latest campaign film - The Knock

The Knock is the latest, hard-hitting film from The Lucy Faithfull Foundation to show the serious consequences of looking at child sexual abuse images online. The video features several men who are frightened of a sound that could be a “knock.” In the final section, one of the men receives a knock on the door from the police. He is subsequently arrested for looking at sexual images of children online. The video ends with a Read More

City firm donates cutting-edge consultancy skills to help charity prevent child sexual abuse

Charity partnerships that encourage employees to raise money for a chosen charity have become a common feature of corporate life. But for leading global consultancy firm, Alpha FMC, raising money was just the starting point for its 2017 Charity of the Year Partnership. Alpha’s approximately 275 employees wanted to use their year-long partnership with the The Lucy Faithfull Foundation, to leave a legacy that would have a lasting Read More

Jorgen Lovbakke appointed new Clinical Director of Operations at The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is delighted to welcome Jorgen Lovbakke into the team as its newly appointed Clinical Director of Operations. Jorgen brings a wealth of professional expertise to the role with 19 years’ experience of working in criminal justice. After graduating with a degree in Psychology from St Andrews University in 1999, Jorgen began his career working with offenders as a frontline practitioner within Surrey Read More

Harpenden dentist raises over four thousand pounds for Parents Protect

A Harpenden-based dental practice has raised a staggering £4,000 to help fund our Parents Protect work to keep children safe from sexual abuse. The money was raised at a very special Charity Dinner and Dance, organised by Gurjit Bhandal, a Harpenden-based dentist, and his wife, Suki.  Approximately eighty people from across the community in Harpenden came to the dinner, including the town’s newly elected MP, Mr Bim Read More

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