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National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day (18th March 2019)

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The National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding CSE; encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a ...

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Cultural Diversity Week (16th to 24th March 2019)

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Cultural Diversity Week is being held from 16th to 24th March 2019, this will be the 17th year of Cultural Diversity Week. Coinciding with the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racial ...

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Safer Sleep Week (11th to 17th March 2019)

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Safer Sleep Week is The Lullaby Trust’s national awareness campaign targeting anyone looking after a young baby. It aims to raise awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and the prov...

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NSPCC - World Book Day 2019

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The NSPCC Library has produced a list of books recently added to its collection, as part of World Book Day 2019 taking place on 7 March 2019. The Library holds the largest collection of child prote...

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Safer Internet Day - 5th February 2019

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Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February 2019 with the theme: 'Together for a better internet'. ...

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Children’s Mental Health Week - 4th to 10th February 2019

by HSCB

This year Children’s Mental Health Week, we're taking steps to be Healthy: Inside and Out!

“When we have a positive view of ourselves it can...

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White Ribbon Day (25th November 2018)

by HSCB

The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the El...

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World Children's Day (20th November 2018)

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United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and imp...

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Road Safety Week (19th - 25th November 2018)

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Road Safety Week is the UK's biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity.

Road Safety Week aims to inspire thousands of schools, organisations an...

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Alcohol Awareness Week (19th - 25th November 2018)

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Alcohol Awareness Week is a chance to:

  • Drive a conversation about alcohol
  • Signpost those who need help to the support they need
  • Call for change at every leve...

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Anti-Bullying Week (12th - 16th November 2018)

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The theme for this year's Anti-Bullying Week is to choose respect over bullying.

Following a consultation with over 800 children, teachers and members of the Anti-Bullying Alliance, i...

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National Adoption Week (15th - 21st October 2018)

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As ever the campaign will aim to find homes for those children who so desperately need them. The focus for 2018 will be on the adopter; using real life stories to highlight the qualities and a...

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Anti-Slavery Day 2018 (18th October 2018)

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Anti-Slavery Day provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and encourage government, local authorities, companies, charities and individuals to do wha...

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International Day of the Girl Child (11th October 2018)

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2018 theme: With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

Today's generation of girls are preparing to enter a world of work that is being transformed by innovation and automation. Educated and skill...

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National Coming Out Day (11th October 2018)

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National Coming Out Day is an LGBTQ+ awareness day built on the belief that homophobia thrives in an atmosphere of silence and ignorance and that once people know that they have...

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World Mental Health Day (10th October 2018)

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World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental he...

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Together We Can Tackle Child Abuse campaign

by HSCB

Together, we can tackle child abuse is a Government campaign, led by the Department for Education. It encourages members of the public to help protect children and young peopl...

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World Suicide Prevention Day (10th September 2018)

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We know that a person dies every 40 seconds by suicide and up to 25 times as many again make a suicide attempt. There are also many more people who have been bereaved by suicide or have been close ...

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World Sexual Health Day (4th September 2018)

by HSCB

Annually observed on 4th September since 2010, World Sexual Health Day is an awareness day managed by the World Association for Sexual Health, a global advocacy organization committed to promo...

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World Contraception Day (26th September 2018)

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The annual worldwide campaign centres around a vision where every pregnancy is wanted. Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to m...

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Sexual Health Week (24 - 30 September 2018)

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FPA Sexual Health Week informs the public, influences service providers and supports health professionals.

This year's theme, Consent: Yes, yes, yes! covers...

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International Youth Day (12 August 2018)

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The theme for International Youth Day 2018 is Safe Spaces for Youth.

Youth need safe spaces where they can come together, engage in activities related to their diverse needs and inte...

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World Breastfeeding Week (1st - 7th August 2018)

by HSCB

In a world filled with inequality, crises and poverty, breastfeeding is the foundation of lifelong good health for babies and mothers. The slogan for World Breastfeeding Week 2018 is:

BRE...

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National Road Victim Month (August 2018)

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RoadPeace is the national charity for road crash victims in the UK. We provide information and support services to people bereaved or seriously injured in road crashes and engage in evidence based ...

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World Day Against Trafficking Persons (30th July 2018)

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Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are ...

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Carers Week (11th - 17th June 2018)

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Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.

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School Diversity Week (2nd - 6th July 2018)

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"[School Diversity Week] demonstrates leaders’ commitment to raising pupils’ awareness and enhancing their personal development and welfare, including their&nbs...

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Foster Care Fortnight (14th - 27th May 2018)

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Foster Care Fortnight is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network. Established for almost 20 years, the campaign ...

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International Missing Children's Day (25th May 2018)

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Remembering children who have gone missing, and those who have been found.

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International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression (4th June 2018)

by HSCB

It is a sad reality that in situations where armed conflict breaks out, it is the most vulnerable members of societies – namely children, who are most affected by the consequences of war. The...

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Child Safety Week (4th - 10th June 2018)

by HSCB

Child Safety Week is run by Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented. They provide a range of resources to help pra...

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DfE - Together, we can tackle child abuse: campaign toolkit launches

by HSCB

Together, we can tackle child abuse is a Government campaign, led by the Department for Education. It encourages members of the public to help protect children and...

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New HSCB Business Manager

by HSCB

As the new HSCB Business Manager I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Leanne Stockton and I have worked with children and families for over 15 years, within the edu...

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Operation Shield has been launched!

by HSCB

Operation Shield has been launched to gather intelligence on child sexual exploitation, modern day slavery and other aspects of VEMT.  Operation Shield will feed intelligence to the Cleveland ...

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Update on HSCB – Sept 2015

by Dave Pickard

Hello it has been just over a year since I became the Independent Chair of the HSCB.  I felt it was important to bring you up to date with how the Board is progressing and where we want to mak...

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A Message From The HSCB Chair

by Dave Pickard

Hello the first thing I want to say is thank you for taking the time to read this. I am Dave Pickard and am honoured and delighted to have been appointed as the Independent Chair of Hartlepool Safe...

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