Fact: Reporting a child/family to ‘social services’ does not mean the child will be removed from their family immediately by social workers., Sharing information appropriately when a person is at risk of serious harm is acceptable under data protection., Forced marriage is illegal., Radicalisation is not just about the so-called Islamic state., Myth: It’s only considered child abuse if there’s physical or sexual violence., Children have lots of adults they can turn to for help if they are being abused., If the child or adult doesn’t tell someone about the abuse taking place, it cannot be that serious., Self-harmers are only seeking attention., Trafficking of people happens only across international borders., Sexual abuse happens mostly to girls and women., Abuse happens much more often in poor families.,

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