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NSPCC child safety campaign

The NSPCC has launched a new campaign to ensure children's safety after figures revealed that many children in the region are being abused and neglected.

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NSPCC calls for abused children to be helped earlier

Figures released by the NSPCC have shown that children across the North East are still being abused and neglected.

In 2011 and 2012 nearly 4000 children from the region were put on the protection register, but the charitiy estimates that many more could be in need.

The NSPCC says that the answer is to help children earlier.

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