Exploring the feasibility of a survey measuring child abuse in the UK

Date: 23rd April 2021
Category: Equal protection from violence

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Closing date: 30th April 2020

Share your thoughts on whether a new survey to measure the current prevalence of child abuse in the UK could be successful.

It is unknown how many children are experiencing abuse today as there is no single source reporting across the UK. Vital statistics measuring the current prevalence of child abuse can help to inform policy makers, service providers and practitioners, in doing so this information can be used to help inform practice, improve victims’ experiences of services and reduce the prevalence of child abuse.