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Guidance about responsibilities, rights and the law in England relating to children

There are legal safeguards and rights that protect children in the UK. It is important that everyone living in the UK understands, respects and abides by these. The document below – given in English, Ukrainian and Russian – explains the main elements.


If you are concerned that a child is being abused, or to request support, you can:

Call 0345 155 1071

Complete the request for support online form

If it’s an emergency call 999