In the UK today there are currently over 57,000 children identified as needing protection from abuse in the UK, and for every child identified, another 8 are suffering abuse.
But statistics and statistics and we can become 'academically detached' from them, but when you enter your details in the boxes opposite I am going to share a real-person's story with you.
It is a harrowing story of a young woman who was sexually abused at age twelve, who had a child out of rape at age seventeen. She is a remarkable person and it is because of her inspiration that we have started to include Safeguarding Awareness Training into all of our areas of work.
Enter your details in the boxes to the right and you can read her incredible story.