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2012-11-30 12:24:02

LONDON, November 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading children's charity, the NSPCC, has today launched a new partnership with Great British Chefs [http://www.greatbritishchefs.com ] - the award-winning digital business that showcases recipes, how-to videos, tips and tricks from over 70 of the best chefs across Britain. The partnership will kick off in style with a dinner taking place on 3 December at The Banqueting House, London where four of the finest young chefs in Great...

2011-11-18 11:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania remains in a state of shock as a result of the allegations by at least eight children that they were sexually assaulted by a former Penn State University football coach. The victimization of these young people, the failure of adults to step in, and the ways in which laws may have permitted silence and inaction have led to outrage and calls for swift action. On Monday, November 21st at 9:00 a.m. the Protect Our...

2011-11-14 08:52:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA), Pennsylvania's leading provider of training in how to recognize and report child abuse, said "mandated reporters" need a better understanding of their roles and responsibilities in identifying and reporting child abuse. Anyone in Pennsylvania may report child abuse. People who come into contact with children in the course of employment, occupation or practice of a profession are...

2010-10-01 11:16:00

BLACKBURN, England, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Promethean, the interactive learning technology business, is launching 'Give Every Child a Voice', a recycling campaign among Scottish schools to support the NSPCC's ChildLine, the 24 hours-a-day helpline for children and young people. Promethean is bringing together schools across Scotland to help raise funds for ChildLine by recycling old or unwanted mobile phones. For every 250 mobile phones a school collects, Promethean will donate 500 pounds...

2008-12-03 03:00:00

LONDON, December 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 2 billion cards and letters will be collected and delivered in the run up to Christmas Eve, and 750,000 of these letters will be addressed to one very special person with a big job to do for children - yes, they're all letters to Santa! Now parents and carers, grandparents and family friends can sprinkle some Christmas magic - and help support the NSPCC (http://www.nspcc.org.uk/santa) - by arranging for a personalised Letter from Santa to be...

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2008-10-21 13:04:48

An NSPCC poll suggests that three out of four children have seen images on the Internet they found disturbing. Computer manufacturers and retailers are now being asked by the charity to install security to stop children from finding violent or sexual content. The NSPCC polled visitors to its children's website There4me.com and said it was "alarmed" by the accessibility of potentially disturbing material. Of those children polled, 377 of 497 votes cast claimed to have been disturbed by...