What is child abuse? Child abuse is when someone harms a child or young person. Abuse can be physical, emotional, or sexual. It can also include neglect.
| 11 December 2015
Police Scotland launched it’s annual Festive Safety Campaign on Wednesday 18th November with a focus on a number of issues which could affect people in Scotland over the coming winter months. The five week marketing campaign will offer advice and information to the public regarding online safety, shop safety, party safely and home safety.
- Online Safety encourages people to think about what they are posting on social networking sites and to make sure their web browser and internet security is up to date.
- Shop Safely by keeping presents out of sight in cars and being careful when using cash machines.
- Party Safely messages include planning ahead for nights out, sticking with friends and being sensible about how much alcohol is consumed.
- Home Safety advice includes tips on keeping homes secure and ensuring presents are kept out of sight.
For more information visit the Festive Safety campaign page.