Parenting can be a challenging task. Maintaining a positive relationship can sometimes be difficult as children grow and

develop and seek an identity that may be different from their own family.


Children and young people have a natural curiosity which as parents we want to encourage. However, as our children grow up we have to take different steps to ensure their safety. Currently a number of young girls and boys have been persuaded to

leave the country against the wishes of their families, or in secret, putting themselves in extreme danger.


This leaflet sets out information to help parents keep their children safe and explains how they should respond if they have a concern.