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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.

3 Child abuse (PDF)

How to identify and report child abuse, information on the child protection register and sources of further help.
Provided by Adviceguide from Citizens Advice
8 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
1 Child abuse

Gives details of organisations where you can get help if you have been abused.
Provided by National Youth Agency
9 What is child abuse?

Whether emotional, physical or sexual, information to help you recognise and deal with abuse.
Provided by TheSite
2 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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