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Includes information about the rights of children under the age of 16 to have legal protection against assault, sexual abuse and neglect.



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Child abuse

Your rights to protection against assault, sexual abuse and neglect, if you are under 16.

5 What is child abuse?

Things children should know if they are worried, and what happens if you tell someone about being abused.
Provided by Childline
6 Child abuse

Gives details of organisations where you can get help if you have been abused.
Provided by National Youth Agency
7 Child abuse - Coming to terms with abuse later in life

Advice to help you deal with your feelings and come to terms with abuse later in life. Organisations that can help you.
Provided by TheSite
4 What happens if a child tells someone about being abused?

Children often find it hard to tell an adult about the abuse. Explains about how the law works to help protect children and to bring abusers to justice.
Provided by Childline
9 Emergency protection orders

If social services think you are in danger staying where you are, they may want to move you for your own safety. They have to get a court order if you do not agree to go.
Provided by National Youth Agency
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