Today sees the publication of the NSPCC's annual report How Safe Are Our Children? This document looks at data drawn from various UK sources to provide a detailed current picture of child protection and safeguarding issues.
The full report is available here, although the main points are summarised in this BBC article. Readers may also be interested in a detailed breakdown of the 20 indicators used to compile the report.
For further information on child protection issues, take a look at this recent post.