NSPCC: 'We are facing an e-safety timebomb'

Young people tell us they are experiencing all sorts of new forms of abuse on a scale never before seen. It's now clear that we are facing an e-safety timebomb, with this being one of the biggest child protection issues of our time."

– Claire Lilley, from the NSPCC

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Call for web safety lessons

Keeping youngsters safe online is one of the biggest child protection issues of the modern world, campaigners have warned. The NSPCC is calling for all schools to provide age-appropriate lessons in online safety.