Today (16th August 2019) the charity Action Against Abduction is calling for an urgent review of child abduction offences, following the latest increases in crimes recorded. Data released by the Office for National Statistics shows that: • Offences of child abduction recorded by police in England and Wales increased by 7 per cent, from 1,189...Read More
Action Against Abduction has been granted £20,000 to develop the Clever Never Goes programme thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The funding was awarded through People’s Postcode Trust, a grant giving charity funded entirely by players, and will ensure new Clever Never Goes schools resources can be developed for older primary age children. Geoff...Read More
Today (5 June 2018) the charity Action Against Abduction in partnership with Hampshire Constabulary will launch a new child safety programme: ‘Clever Never Goes’. It comes at the same time the charity publishes new research showing police in England, Scotland and Wales recorded 870 non-parental child abductions in 2016/17, an increase of 10 per cent...Read More
New statistics published today by Action Against Abduction show that police in England, Wales and Northern Ireland recorded 835 non-parental child abductions in 2015/16. This is more than double the number recorded four years ago (352 offences were recorded in 2012/13). Non-parental child abduction increased by 27 per cent from 2014/15 to 2015/16. Parental abduction...Read More
Geoff Newiss, centre (Chief Executive, Action Against Abduction) and members of the Cubo team London based creative agency Cubo have been appointed to develop Action Against Abduction’s new campaign to replace the outdated ‘Stranger Danger’ approach. Cubo will produce the brand name and creative identity as we begin to pilot the approach amongst parents...Read More
Jacky Halton, Head Teacher, Crofton Hammond Infant School, Stubbington, Hampshire and Geoff Newiss, Chief Executive, Action Against Abduction Our Safe, Not Scared project has received a significant boost with the People’s Postcode Trust making a grant of £20,000 for the pilot of the new lesson plan. The pilot will begin in March and run...Read More
Action Against Abduction has joined forces with the St. James’s Place Foundation to screen our powerful, new documentary Sarah-Cecilie. The event will take place on Thursday 23 February (6:30pm) at St. James’s Place Wealth Management 117 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7JU. The film highlights the long term impacts of international parental child abduction, not only on...Read More
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