NSPCC Definitions and signs of child abuse: factsheet

The NSPCC Knowledge and Information Service has published a factsheet providing guidance for professionals who work with children on how to recognise the signs of child abuse. The guidance includes:

  • physical abuse
  • neglect
  • sexual abuse
  • child sexual exploitation
  • harmful sexual behaviour
  • emotional abuse
  • domestic abuse
  • bullying and cyberbullying
  • child trafficking
  • female genital mutilation