Leo Burnett & NSPCC launch “See Something” Campaign

Leo Burnett London have created a new campaign with UK children’s charity, the NSPCC, which aims to break the silence around child sexual abuse. The ad features a young girl and her netball coach. The coach seems aware that there is a problem for the girl but that she is afraid to speak out. Both hope that the other will ‘Just say something’. The clip ends with both saying ‘Hi’, this is the first step towards addressing the issue. According to the NSPCC a shocking one in 20 children will…

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NSPCC partner with Sky Cinema and Trinity Mirror Group for New Campaign

The NSPCC are teaming up with Sky Cinema and Trinity Mirror Group to deliver ‘Light up Christmas for Children’, a festive campaign aiming to deliver a brighter future for children in need of help. The NSPCC believes that every young person deserves a childhood free from abuse and neglect and that Childline should be there for them whenever they need support and advice. However, at present the service only has the resources to help three in every four children and teenagers who contact them by telephone or online, something the…

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Counter Terrorism Police launch first ever campaign aimed at children and teenagers

Counter Terrorism Police have launched their first ever safety campaign which they believe will teach 11-16 year olds how to react in the unlikely event they are caught in a gun or knife terror attack, including being told NOT to stop and use their phones until they are safely away from danger. Counter Terrorism Policing have enlisted the support of celebrities from entertainment and sport to launch their first-ever safety campaign aimed at children and teenagers. TV star Bear Grylls and England footballer Jamie Vardy are among the leading stars…

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NSPCC takes over First Utility website to raise funds to power Childline

The NSPCC has taken over the First Utility website for the month of August to encourage energy customers to do their bit to ensure children in need always have somewhere to go for help and advice. New and existing customers who switch to any of First Utility’s tariffs this month will generate a five pound donation from the energy company to the children’s charity. Five pounds is enough to cover the cost of a call to the NSPCC’s Childline service, with the gas and electricity supplier aiming to generate enough…

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21% rise in Childline counselling sessions about exam results

Childline, have started a new campaign via their website to highlight the a 21% rise in Childline counselling sessions with young people who are worried about exam results in the last 2 years. Overall there were 1,133 counselling sessions for young people concerned about exam results in 2016/17. The rise was particularly dramatic among 16-18 year olds  – with Childline counselling sessions up 68% over the last 2 years. More than a quarter of all counselling sessions took place in August, when GCSE and A-Level results are released.  Peter Wanless,…

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