Record level of child sexual abuse calls to NSPCCon November 22, 2021 at 1:58 am

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Nearly 5,000 people contacted the charity helpline in six months – a 36% rise on the same period last year.

Kam Thandi, head of the NSPCC helpline, said: “We know people have felt empowered to voice their concerns to our helpline after a surge in publicity about sexual violence towards women and girls and peer-on-peer abuse in schools following the revelations on the Everyone’s Invited website.”

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