Concerns have been raised over videos promoting eating disorders on TikTok.
30 Jul 2020
Cash has been quietly withdrawn from the unit – set up by Theresa May, when she vowed to end FGM “within a generation” – leaving it struggling to survive, The Independent can reveal.
27 Jul 2020
The Covid-19 crisis has turned many childhoods upside down and for young people who were already struggling, life will seem even more of a challenge.
Children’s well-being has been in decline since 2009 and this outbreak will undoubtedly create difficulties for those having to cope with widespread changes to their daily life.
26 Jul 2020
In the week that the Chancellor announced increased funding for young people’s mental health support, a new survey finds that young people are more likely to turn to online platforms for support than community-accessed options such as medical professionals, family or friends.
23 Jul 2020
Calls to outlaw popular app in the UK, after Telegraph reveals worries of former moderators
19 Jul 2020
Charities are warning that there could be a spike in the number of cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as lockdown restrictions ease.
16 Jul 2020
Reports of child abuse images online increased by almost 50% during lockdown, according to the Internet Watch Foundation.
In the 11 weeks from 23 March, its hotline logged 44,809 reports of images compared with 29,698 last year.
16 Jul 2020
Highlighting the digital relationships today for young people
13 Jul 2020
Guidance on what schools can do to support mental health has been published by the NAHT - Helen Amass takes a look
09 Jul 2020
During lockdown over 130 young people across the UK got creative and made short films to inspire their peers to make the most of the internet and be safe online.
UK Safer Internet Centre
03 Jul 2020
Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) surveyed 1,015 young people aged 12 to 24 and found they had seen or experienced an increase in online bullying and prejudice during the lockdown.
01 Jul 2020
Facebook is launching a campaign to help people spot fake news amid a growing advertising boycott putting pressure on the company to tackle misinformation and hate speech.
30 Jun 2020
Sexually explicit messages typed out by children in the UK have risen 183% during lockdown compared to before measures were imposed, SafeToNet said.
Express & Star
25 Jun 2020
Ian Stevenson CEO at Cyan Forensics discusses what COVID-19 will mean for child internet safety
Open Access Government
22 Jun 2020
Pressure to send nude or explicit images ramps up as children get older, with 15% of 13-year-olds polled saying they had experienced this behaviour, rising to 17% of those aged 14 and 23% of youngsters aged 15 and over.
19 Jun 2020
The Anti-Bullying Alliance are very pleased to announce that the theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2020 is: United Against Bullying.
10 Jun 2020
Read our (Young Minds) report looking at the impact of coronavirus on the mental health of young people and find out what we're asking of Government.
08 Jun 2020
One in seven secondary school pupils is suffering from 'significant' mental health problems such as anxiety or low mood - and girls are worst affected
04 Jun 2020
Scientists found young people who are lonely might be as much as three times more likely to develop depression in the future, and that the impact of loneliness and mental health could last for at least nine years.
01 Jun 2020
Police in England and Wales recorded more than 10,000 online grooming offences on social media over two-and-a-half years.
29 May 2020