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Keeping your child safe

Talk PANTS and help keep your child safe from abuse

The Underwear Rule is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from abuse.

We know talking with your child about private parts can seem difficult, but you can have simple conversations about keeping safe without using scary words or mentioning sex.

The NSPCC has developed PANTS as an easy way to teach children that their body belongs to them and to talk to a trusted adult if they ever feel scared or upset.

They've also created a guide for children with a learning disability, a child-friendly guide  and a guide for parents that can make talking to your child easier.