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April 2013

NAPAC, and four further survivor charities are petitioning the Secretary of State for Education Michal Gove to introduce law requiring schools, faith groups, sports bodies, NHS, early years settings to inform the Local Authority Designated Officer of all allegations and incidents of suspected and known abuse. Presently no such legal obligation exists, and there is no sanction on any Regulated Activity, as these institutions are termed, for failing to inform the LADO.

May 2013

‘Stand up for NAPAC!’ comedy night – Wed 8 May 2013

NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) is having a comedy night at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London on Wednesday 8 May 2013. It promises to be a magnificent night of fun and fundraising for the charity. There’s a great line up of top comedians including Stewart Lee, Mark Thomas, Mark Watson, Isy Suttie, Keith Farnan, comedy duo Ginger & Black and Tiernan Douieb, who will be hosting the evening. 

Click here to read the full release.


August 2013

Reporting child abuse is discretionary in the UK. ‘Law must change’ say charities click here to read the full press release.




April 2012

Stop The Church Abuse Campaign

More Info: A call for a Public Inquiry into abuse of children and vulnerable

adults by Clergy in England and Wales

Please click here to read the full press release.

School Child Protection Summary click here to download (38KB)

Safeguarding Information to download click here (48KB)


  • JULY 2011

  • 5th Annual Relate Institute Lecture

    When: Thursday 14th July 2011

    More info: Speaking at the 5th Annual Relate Institute Lecture, July 2011, The Sun’s Agony Aunt Deidre Sanders paid tribute to the CEO of NAPAC Pete Saunders and for the ground-breaking the work of the organisation.

    Download Deidre Sanders' notes here.

  • JUNE 2011

  • New support line centre opened by Esther Rantzen CBE

    When: Thursday 2nd June 2011 10:45am

    More info: Download the press release here.

  • MARCH 2011

  • Press Briefing: NAPAC calls for better provision for adult survivors of child abuse in NI

    When: Friday 4th March 2011 10:45am

    More info: Download the press release here.

  • 2011

  • Chair of Trustees interviewed

    When: TBC

    More info: NAPAC's Chair of Trustees, Jonathan Bird, has been interviewed by The Observer. TBC when appears in print.



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