An Introduction to Safeguarding Children Legislation

Safeguarding children legislation has a complex history and has evolved over many centuries. It’s a constantly moving picture, but it’s important to understand this evolution as it builds a picture of how safeguarding children has progressed over time and why, which will feed into the understanding of your studies, or work and job role.

Watch our video for a contextual summary of the history of the legislation, how it’s changed over time, and important events and pieces of legislation.