NSPCC: Adolescents four times more at risk of physical abuse than younger children

Fiona Simpson
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Adolescents are four times more likely to be physically abused than younger children, NSPCC analysis of police-recorded offences reveals.

Older children are also more likely to be groomed online, the NSPCC says. Picture: Adobe Stock
Older children are also more likely to be groomed online, the NSPCC says. Picture: Adobe Stock

Register now to continue reading

Thank you for visiting Children & Young People Now and making use of our archive of more than 60,000 expert features, topics hubs, case studies and policy updates. Why not register today and enjoy the following great benefits:

  • Free access to 4 subscriber-only articles per month
  • Unlimited access to news and opinion
  • Email newsletter providing advice and guidance across the sector
Register Now

CYP Now Digital membership

  • Latest digital issues
  • Latest online articles
  • Archive of more than 60,000 articles
  • Unlimited access to our online Topic Hubs
  • Archive of digital editions
  • Themed supplements

From £15 / month

Subscribe

CYP Now Magazine

  • Latest print issues
  • Themed supplements

From £12 / month

Subscribe