1. NSPCC - Pokémon Go: a parent's guide

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    By Cumbria Together on 22 August 2016

    Pokémon Go is a game where you collect and trade cute creatures called Pokémon (Pocket Monsters). It's one of the first popular games to use "augmented reality" - a kind of cross between real life and an online world. The game makes it look like Pokémon appear in real life places by using the GPS and camera on your phone.

  2. NSPCC - Let's talk PANTS!

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    By Cumbria Together on 22 August 2016

    Talking PANTS teaches children important messages, like their body belongs to them and they should tell an adult if they're upset or worried.

  3. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update 12th - 19th August

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    By Cumbria Together on 22 August 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  HMCPSI finds that CPS Wales is not fully compliant with the Victims’ Code of Practice  Black people are much more likely to be victims of crime and be treated more harshly in the criminal justice system, according to a report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission

  4. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 5 - 12 August

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    By Cumbria Together on 16 August 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  Professor Alexis Jay is announced as the new Chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse  Half of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work according to new TUC report  A leaked report reveals the Troubled Families programme has had no “discernible impact on adult offending”

  5. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update 29th July - 6th August

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    By Cumbria Together on 10 August 2016

    In this week’s briefing:  One in ten women are sexually assaulted during childhood, according to the first figures of their kind from the Crime Survey for England and Wales  Vera Baird QC, Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners, says the growing pressure on police resources, due to an escalation in the number of child sexual exploitation cases, may threaten other areas of policing