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Child Sexual Exploitation Resources for Young People

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Here are the resources we found for child sexual exploitation for young people:

Taylor’s Story

(Featured resource)Taylor’s Story is an animated film, created by East London NHS, exploring how child sexual exploitation can affect boys and young men. It includes a voice-over from a 15-year-old boy. It also shows that the abusers are not always older people; it can be your peers, a girlfriend or friends too. This video is one boy’s experience of child sexual exploitation.

My Dangerous Loverboy: The Official Music Video

This official music video was created to raise awareness of internal sex trafficking of young girls around UK cities. Internal sex trafficking is a crime. My Dangerous Loverboy aims to alert young people, front line agency workers, health, police and criminal justice professionals to the signs and dangers of child sexual exploitation

Becky’s Story

Thousands of young people and children in the UK are being sexually exploited. Forced to do, see and hear things they never should. This video shares Becky’s story of how she was groomed online, met a boyfriend and then was exploited.

Know the Signs: Emma’s Story

“Know the Signs – Emma’s Story” is a victims perspective of Child Sexual Exploitation.

Filmed by West Yorkshire Police with pupils from Airedale Academy “Emma’s Story” is part of the the West Yorkshire Police Child Sexual Exploitation ‘Know the Signs’ campaign. The film shows a victim’s perspective of CSE and aims to highlight the signs to anyone who may be at risk.

Organisation

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Disrespect Nobody

Disrespect Nobody is a Government campaign targeted at young people in order to educate them about sexual health, relationships, and abuse. This website contains a lot of fun videos and quizzes that can help you gain knowledge on all these topics. Remember it is not okay to feel pressured in a relationship, it’s not okay to have sex when you don’t feel like it and it’s not okay for someone to demand naked pictures from you. You are in control of your body.

Download

Child Sexual Exploitation Leaflet

This leaflet offers help and advice on how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation in young people. It answers common questions such as; ‘what is child sexual exploitation?’, ‘what are push and pull factors?’, ‘How would I recognise if a child or young person was being sexually exploited?’ and gives a number of links on how to find help if you think you or someone you know is in that situation.

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Real Love Rocks – Young People

Real Love Rocks is an initiative by Barnardo’s to education young people about the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of relationships. It includes what a healthy relationship looks like, and what experiences of child sexual exploitation can look like. This webpage also gives advice on staying safe.

Child Sexual Exploitation

This webpage defines child sexual exploitation and opens up the dialogue about what child sexual exploitation is and Brook works to overcome this issue within society. The webpage itself links out to further resources that you may find useful if you are concerned about child sexual exploitation and what you can do to stop it.

Information about Sexual Exploitation and Grooming

This webpage is provided by the BLAST! Project, just for boys, which aims to educate young men about issues they may face. This webpage contains information on; what sexual exploitation is, examples of sexual exploitation, things to remember about sexual exploitation, what grooming is, examples of grooming, how to know if someone is grooming you, things to remember about grooming, how at risk you might be, and safety tips.

App / online service

Wud U? App

This app aims to look at situations where young people may be vulnerable to child sexual exploitation. It asks the young people to make choices in a variety of scenarios and discusses the outcomes of the decisions. Download this app for a quick and fun education about child sexual exploitation and how it affects more people than you think.

Taylor’s Story

(Featured resource)Taylor’s Story is an animated film, created by East London NHS, exploring how child sexual exploitation can affect boys and young men. It includes a voice-over from a 15-year-old boy. It also shows that the abusers are not always older people; it can be your peers, a girlfriend or friends too. This video is one boy’s experience of child sexual exploitation.

My Dangerous Loverboy: The Official Music Video

This official music video was created to raise awareness of internal sex trafficking of young girls around UK cities. Internal sex trafficking is a crime. My Dangerous Loverboy aims to alert young people, front line agency workers, health, police and criminal justice professionals to the signs and dangers of child sexual exploitation

Becky’s Story

Thousands of young people and children in the UK are being sexually exploited. Forced to do, see and hear things they never should. This video shares Becky’s story of how she was groomed online, met a boyfriend and then was exploited.

Organisation

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Disrespect Nobody

Disrespect Nobody is a Government campaign targeted at young people in order to educate them about sexual health, relationships, and abuse. This website contains a lot of fun videos and quizzes that can help you gain knowledge on all these topics. Remember it is not okay to feel pressured in a relationship, it’s not okay to have sex when you don’t feel like it and it’s not okay for someone to demand naked pictures from you. You are in control of your body.

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Real Love Rocks – Young People

Real Love Rocks is an initiative by Barnardo’s to education young people about the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of relationships. It includes what a healthy relationship looks like, and what experiences of child sexual exploitation can look like. This webpage also gives advice on staying safe.

Child Sexual Exploitation

This webpage defines child sexual exploitation and opens up the dialogue about what child sexual exploitation is and Brook works to overcome this issue within society. The webpage itself links out to further resources that you may find useful if you are concerned about child sexual exploitation and what you can do to stop it.

App / online service

Wud U? App

This app aims to look at situations where young people may be vulnerable to child sexual exploitation. It asks the young people to make choices in a variety of scenarios and discusses the outcomes of the decisions. Download this app for a quick and fun education about child sexual exploitation and how it affects more people than you think.

Taylor’s Story

(Featured resource)Taylor’s Story is an animated film, created by East London NHS, exploring how child sexual exploitation can affect boys and young men. It includes a voice-over from a 15-year-old boy. It also shows that the abusers are not always older people; it can be your peers, a girlfriend or friends too. This video is one boy’s experience of child sexual exploitation.

My Dangerous Loverboy: The Official Music Video

This official music video was created to raise awareness of internal sex trafficking of young girls around UK cities. Internal sex trafficking is a crime. My Dangerous Loverboy aims to alert young people, front line agency workers, health, police and criminal justice professionals to the signs and dangers of child sexual exploitation

Becky’s Story

Thousands of young people and children in the UK are being sexually exploited. Forced to do, see and hear things they never should. This video shares Becky’s story of how she was groomed online, met a boyfriend and then was exploited.

Organisation

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Disrespect Nobody

Disrespect Nobody is a Government campaign targeted at young people in order to educate them about sexual health, relationships, and abuse. This website contains a lot of fun videos and quizzes that can help you gain knowledge on all these topics. Remember it is not okay to feel pressured in a relationship, it’s not okay to have sex when you don’t feel like it and it’s not okay for someone to demand naked pictures from you. You are in control of your body.

Stop CSE – The NWG Network

(Featured resource)‘Every day children are subjected to sexual exploitation. The effects this can have on their lives and their family’s lives are devastating and irreparable. NWG are a network dedicated to helping combat child sexual exploitation (CSE), to raise awareness and to provide information and support to voluntary and statutory services who fight alongside us’

Real Love Rocks – Young People

Real Love Rocks is an initiative by Barnardo’s to education young people about the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of relationships. It includes what a healthy relationship looks like, and what experiences of child sexual exploitation can look like. This webpage also gives advice on staying safe.

Child Sexual Exploitation

This webpage defines child sexual exploitation and opens up the dialogue about what child sexual exploitation is and Brook works to overcome this issue within society. The webpage itself links out to further resources that you may find useful if you are concerned about child sexual exploitation and what you can do to stop it.

Download

Child Sexual Exploitation Leaflet

This leaflet offers help and advice on how to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation in young people. It answers common questions such as; ‘what is child sexual exploitation?’, ‘what are push and pull factors?’, ‘How would I recognise if a child or young person was being sexually exploited?’ and gives a number of links on how to find help if you think you or someone you know is in that situation.

App / online service

Wud U? App

This app aims to look at situations where young people may be vulnerable to child sexual exploitation. It asks the young people to make choices in a variety of scenarios and discusses the outcomes of the decisions. Download this app for a quick and fun education about child sexual exploitation and how it affects more people than you think.