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Birmingham City Council

What is Safeguarding?

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People has been defined as:
  • Safe from maltreatment, neglect, violence & sexual exploitation
  • Safe from accidental injury & death
  • Safe from bullying & discrimination
  • Safe from crime & anti-social behaviour in and out of school
  • Have security, stability and are cared for
  • Parents, carers & families provide safe homes & stability