ACT NOW! You might save lives

Police are calling on the public to share information with their friends and family about how they can help counter terrorism – and potentially ACT to save lives. Following a number of recent incidents, police are keen to remind local communities that terrorists can strike anywhere and everyone across the UK should remain alert but[…]

Shining a light on modern slavery

200 years after the abolition of slavery, modern slavery is becoming a global issue with cases being uncovered all over the UK including in Humberside. Modern slavery is about transporting, recruiting or harbouring people for the purpose of exploitation, using violence, threats or coercion. It is about vulnerability, sexual exploitation, human trafficking and enforced labour.[…]

FGM Protection Orders used to help protect girls

FGM is illegal in the UK and it’s also illegal to take a British national or permanent resident abroad so FGM can take place. Those who carry out FGM or help the practice take place can face prison sentences of up to 14 years. Monday February 6 marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM[…]

KAYLEIGH’S LOVE STORY

An emotive film and learning package is to be launched in schools to highlight the dangers of online grooming. Kayleigh’s Love Story is a film that was produced last year about a 15-year-old schoolgirl, Kayleigh Haywood, who was groomed online by a stranger in Leicester and subsequently raped and murdered in November 2015. Since September[…]

Tough to find solution on children accessing pornography

New figures show just how very widespread pornography viewing by under-18s has become. Just as worrying are the latest insights into the possible harmful impacts. The research shows that 732,000 internet users aged 6-14 ( 13% of all children online in this age group) accessed adult images in one month alone. For years the government[…]