We explain what child abuse is and tell you where to go for support. We also explain what steps the police and social workers can take to protect a child.
What is meant by the term 'child abuse'.
What to do if you are concerned that a child is being abused.
What you can do if you were abused as a child including getting support, reporting the abuse to the police, checking records and claiming compensation.
What to do if you are accused of abusing or neglecting a child, including the importance of seeking legal advice.
The responsibilities of the police and their powers to take action if they're involved in investigating a case of child abuse.