Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University

Centre for Child and Family Research

Safeguarding & promoting the wellbeing of children in need

Scoping review to draw together data on child injury and safeguarding and to compare the position of England with that in other countries (Phase one)

Funded by the Department for Education

Statistical data on the proportion of children identified as likely to suffer significant harm, cases of substantiated abuse and neglect and the number placed in public care vary between regions and countries, as do placement types and service responses. This scoping review explored what data are published internationally on safeguarding children from physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect and exposure to intimate partner violence and from child death and injury and investigated the comparability of the data between countries.

Research team

Emily Munro (CCFR), Rebecca Brown (CCFR), Joe Sempik (CCFR), Harriet Ward (CCFR) [Link to email addresses] and Charlie Owen (IoE)


December 2010

Research brief (Phase one)

Research report (Phase one)



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