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
This week the Daily Mail ran an article on how three self-defence moves could keep children safe from abduction. This kind of material is pretty commonplace online, particularly in the US, so perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised to see it surface here in the UK. There are, apparently, some simple yet effective ‘moves’ which even...Read More
PACT wants to establish why police-recorded child abduction offences are increasing Last week – on our Child Abduction Hub site – we reported that, according to the latest crime statistics released by the Office for National Statistics, Police in England and Wales recorded 822 child abduction offences in 2014/15; a 257 (45%) on the previous...Read More
“This small-scale qualitative study was undertaken to investigate the lived experiences of those who were abducted many years earlier. The aim was to learn whether, and how, in the views of the participants, these abductions had affected their lives, and whether such effects had continued long-term. The study is based on personal interviews undertaken by...Read More
The Consular Corps of London Missing Seminar 3rd July, 2015 At The Residence of His Excellency the Ambassador of Belgium Speaker Biographies Parents and Abducted Children Together (PACT) was founded by Lady Catherine Meyer in 1999 to raise awareness and understanding of child abduction in all its forms and to improve child protection policies and...Read More
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