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ChildLine—the first twelve years
  1. Hereward Harrison
  1. ChildLine, Royal Mail Building, Studd Street, London N1 0QW, UK
  1. Mr Harrison email:hharrison{at}


This brief article aims to give a history and overview of ChildLine's work in the first 12 years of its existence and to provide references to more detailed information on a range of issues that children and young people themselves have identified as important. All callers' names and identifying details have been changed to preserve confidentiality.

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