A public health approach to tackling child sexual abuse: research on Stop it Now! UK and Ireland and Stop it Now! Netherlands: summary

Document type
Summary
Author(s)
McNaughten-Nicholls, Carol; Brown, Ashley; Webster, Stephen
Publisher
NatCen Social Research
Date of publication
1 May 2014
Subject(s)
Children and Young People, Offenders
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Overview of a study assessing the contribution of the Stop it Now! Helplines in the UK and the Netherlands to reducing the risks posed by people who have sexual thoughts, feelings or behaviour towards children, and improving the ability of a wide range of adults to contribute to protecting children from sexual abuse.

The research showed clear demand for these confidential Helplines providing information, advice, support and guidance to a range of people concerned about preventing child sexual abuse. It also showed that the Helplines can provide cost effective, quality advice and support to protect children directly, and to prompt behaviour change in adults and strengthen protective factors which can reduce the risk of offending.

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