Specialist abuse lawyers, Cheadle Hulme based Simpson Millar, have written on the subject of child abuse and how to report it to the police in the latest issue of ‘Issues Today’ which is a publication designed to address child abuse.
Approximately 50,500 children in the UK are known to be at risk of abuse right now. This book explores all aspects of child abuse, covering both physical and mental abuse, emotional abuse and neglect. It also looks at child abuse law and child protection legislation in the UK, highlights the potential barriers to reporting child abuse and considers the issue of mandatory reporting child abuse.
The information inside comes from a variety of sources, including newspapers, magazines, government reports and charity groups; providing different perspectives on challenging topics. At the end of each chapter is a selection of activities, designed to encourage interaction, literacy and critical thinking. Content is accessible and engaging, tailored primarily towards the 11 to 14 age group.