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Health and wellbeing

What is female genital mutilation and why does it happen?

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130 million women worldwide are living with the impact of female genital cutting, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM). Here's what you need to know

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Games, apps and tech

VPNs: What are Virtual Private Networks?

A parent's guide to Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) from NCA-CEOP’s Leah Buck

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Health and wellbeing

When your child comes out as transgender: a Q&A with Sue Chitayi

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Sue Chitayi, mother of a transgender son and parent volunteer at Gendered Intelligence, answers some parents' common questions

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Parenting

Internet porn: top tips for how to respond

NCA-CEOP’s Dr Elly Hanson offers advice on how to address the tricky issue of online porn with your child

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Games, apps and tech

Having a positive digital footprint

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Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint

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Parenting

Money matters for parents of disabled children

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Parents and carers of children with disabilities often face heavy costs. In this Q&A, Cerebra addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about benefits.

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Safety and settings

9 ways the internet can be good for your children

Ways the internet can be good for children and internet safety

We hear a lot about the negative effects on children of using the internet but it can also be a positive thing. Here’s our guide for parents

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Health and wellbeing

What to do if your child is self-harming

Self-harm: expert advice on how to help you and your child through this difficult and emotional time

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Education and the future

Helping your child make choices for their future post-16

Today in the UK, everyone has to stay in education or training until they're 18. Here's what parents need to know about the options available for your child 

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Safety and settings

PEGI games ratings explained

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PEGI unpicked: UK video games ratings explained in full

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Health and wellbeing

Self-injury and children with intellectual disabilities: what parents should know

Seeing your child scratching, biting, hitting or banging their head can be incredibly distressing - but it's a not uncommon experience for parents of children with intellectual disabilities. Cerebra explain self-injury and what parents can do.

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Relationships and sex

Harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people: what parents need to know

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Sophie Jones at NCA-CEOP explains the difference between healthy and unhealthy sexual behaviour and what you can do if you are concerned about your child’s behaviour.

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