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Planning to talk to your child about sex, relationships and their lives online can be tricky. Find lots of advice about these complex areas here.

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  • Responding to issues Why don't children tell their parents about sexual abuse?

    Many children who are sexually abused don't tell anyone at the time and there are many potential reasons why. Understanding these reasons can help you support your child if you find out they’ve been abused.

  • Advice Play Like Share: online safety for 8-10 year olds

    Our three-episode animation for 8-10 year olds helps them to learn how to spot pressuring and manipulative behaviour online and to stay safe from other risks they might encounter online.

  • Advice Jessie and Friends: online safety for 4-7 year olds

    This series of three animations aims to give 4-7 year olds knowledge, skills and confidence to help them respond safely to risks they may encounter online.

  • Advice Online blackmail

    Offenders use the internet to lie about their identity in order to harm young people. Our article provides advice on talking to your child about online blackmail, and offers advice on how you can support them to identify risk online and access help if they need it.

  • Responding to issues Sexual abuse: why boys are less likely to ask for help

    Many children who are sexually abused don’t ask for help or tell anyone. Find out more about why boys are less likely to speak out, and what you can do to help them.

  • Advice Watch Jessie & Friends (subtitled)

    This series of three subtitled animations aims to give 4-7 year olds knowledge, skills and confidence to help them respond safely to risks they may encounter online.