* Protection: reduce the risk of harm caused to those who go missing
. Some young people who go missing
are victims of child sexual exploitation, and research shows that those who repeatedly go missing
are more likely to be victims.
So Barnardo's works closely with the police, social services and other agencies to try their hardest to speak to the young person to find out the reasons why they go missing
and to try to dissuade them from doing it again.
When this money goes missing, domestic violence shelters go missing
, sexual assault hot lines go missing
, access to protective orders goes missing, investigation and prosecution of crimes go missing
, prevention programs go missing
- and more importantly, women go missing
"These children are more susceptible to exploitation and abuse and more likely to go missing
. For this reason all children should be given a return home interview, from a professional that they trust, to gather critical information which can help prevent them going missing again and ensure they receive the right support.
go durinG nui Generally, the number of children in care is rising - and so is the number who go missing
Around 3.6 million Brits have had packages they ordered online go missing
in the last year, while more than 18 million people have had packages go missing
or undelivered in the last five years, worth an average PS68 per package, according to Direct Line Home Insurance.
Children and young people who repeatedly go missing
are more at risk of child sexual exploitation, sexual health issues and drug and alcohol problems.
Asked by BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Maya Singh as to why so many children go missing
from Delhi, the home ministry cited maltreatment and scolding by parents and a child's anger at the family as among the factors responsible.
"We have a successful team which works closely with the police, education and social care in terms of young people who go missing
and anybody who goes missing has a risk assessment," she added.
Project manager Richard Haigh expressed his alarm at the new figures, and said children who go missing
are at risk of grooming and sexual exploitation by adults waiting to take advantage of them.
Parents and carers also need to be warned of the risks to children who frequently go missing
without explanation, says Barnardo's Cymru.
NEARLY one in 10 people have had a pet go missing
during the past five years - and a quarter of them suspect their animal was stolen.
This summer 70,000 people will go missing
. Donate pounds 1.50 to the National Missing Persons Helpline charity by texting "missing" (standard rates) to 84010.
TWO out of three people who go missing
do so voluntarily although the reasons vary from marital breakdown to domestic abuse to financial pressures.
RSPCA spokeswoman Jo Cunningham said: "It is normally extremely rare for cats to go missing
because of any sinister motive but in any case we would advise all owners to have their pets microchipped."