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NSPCC and LGfL Digisafe research on children’s experiences online

Posted on 12 September 2018

The NSPCC and LGfL Digisafe have released the first Snapshot from a survey of almost 40,000 7-16 year-olds, exploring their experiences online. This snapshot looks at children sending and receiving sexual messages. 

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Picture This – drama resource about sexting Updated for 2018

Posted on 11 April 2018

Educators can now access the updated version of our educational resource looking at issues around sexting.

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Government launches call for evidence on relationships and sex education

Posted on 19 December 2017

The government is asking parents, teachers and young people from across England to help shape a new relationships and sex education curriculum that will help them stay safe and face the challenges of the modern world.

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Press release: UK youth targeted with sexual harassment on the internet

Posted on 06 December 2017

Childnet has today published research as part of a Europe-wide project that reveals that young people across the UK are being targeted by their peers with online sexual harassment.

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Majority of parents have not discussed sexting with their children

Posted on 16 August 2016

A survey of parents launched today by the NSPCC finds that just 2 in 5 parents have spoken to their child about sexting. 

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Parents call for education to address sexting

Posted on 03 August 2016

A recent report from the PSHE Association found that parents want schools to do more to educate children about the risks of sending sexual messages and images.

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Impact of online pornography on children

Posted on 15 June 2016

Today a new report from the NSPCC, Children’s Commissioner for England and Middlesex University reveals the extent of young people’s exposure to online pornography and the impact this can have on their attitudes, beliefs and behaviours. 

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Revenge Pornography and Minors

Posted on 27 April 2016

BBC investigation finds 30% of revenge pornography incidents reported to police involve under-19s

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Young people share their perspectives of sexual harassment online

Posted on 26 April 2016

Sexual harassment in schools inquiry launched, as new research shows young people's experiences both online and offline. 

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Crossing the Line - the trailer

Posted on 12 February 2016

The trailer for three short films launching in March that will provide educators with a practical approach to teach key online issues

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