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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.

Jasmin’s Story

In this video, we see the story of a young Asian girl who is befriended by an older male. He buys her presents, drives her around, lets her drink and try drugs. Then he lets all of his friends sleep with her. This keeps on going until eventually she builds up the courage to tell someone.

Exploited

Exploited is an 18 minute film which helps young people learn to stay safe from sexual exploitation. It educates young people to identify features of an exploitative friendship in contrast with the development of a healthy relationship, and gives then clear information about how to report abuse and access support.

Scarlett’s Story

This education video has been produced by young people at a youth club in East Sussex in patnership with Sussex Police. It shows a story of child sexual exploitation, CSE is a form of child abuse where the victim is given something for example, gifts, money, drugs or alcohol in exchange for sexual activity with an abuser.

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’

What is Child Sexual Abuse?

If you are a victim of child sexual abuse, know that it’s never your fault. The Mix spoke to Catherine Kenny from the NSPCC to find out what child sexual abuse is and how you can stop it. This webpage contains information about what child sexual abuse is, whether child sexual abuse is still abuse if it is from your family, different signs of abuse, what to do if you’re being abused, and what to do if you think you were abused in the past.

What is Child Sexual Exploitation?

The Children’s Society have put together this webpage to help you learn more about child sexual exploitation, the forms it takes and children who are at risk. It is an interactive webpage that moves and flows in different directions the further you get into the page.

Old Enough to Know Better?

This webpage covers the topic of why sexually exploited teenagers are being overlooked. 16 and 17 are known as awkward ages, but the challenges for those who are sexually exploited are much more than awkward – they are serious.

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.

Jasmin’s Story

In this video, we see the story of a young Asian girl who is befriended by an older male. He buys her presents, drives her around, lets her drink and try drugs. Then he lets all of his friends sleep with her. This keeps on going until eventually she builds up the courage to tell someone.

Exploited

Exploited is an 18 minute film which helps young people learn to stay safe from sexual exploitation. It educates young people to identify features of an exploitative friendship in contrast with the development of a healthy relationship, and gives then clear information about how to report abuse and access support.

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’

What is Child Sexual Abuse?

If you are a victim of child sexual abuse, know that it’s never your fault. The Mix spoke to Catherine Kenny from the NSPCC to find out what child sexual abuse is and how you can stop it. This webpage contains information about what child sexual abuse is, whether child sexual abuse is still abuse if it is from your family, different signs of abuse, what to do if you’re being abused, and what to do if you think you were abused in the past.

What is Child Sexual Exploitation?

The Children’s Society have put together this webpage to help you learn more about child sexual exploitation, the forms it takes and children who are at risk. It is an interactive webpage that moves and flows in different directions the further you get into the page.

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.

Jasmin’s Story

In this video, we see the story of a young Asian girl who is befriended by an older male. He buys her presents, drives her around, lets her drink and try drugs. Then he lets all of his friends sleep with her. This keeps on going until eventually she builds up the courage to tell someone.

Exploited

Exploited is an 18 minute film which helps young people learn to stay safe from sexual exploitation. It educates young people to identify features of an exploitative friendship in contrast with the development of a healthy relationship, and gives then clear information about how to report abuse and access support.

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’

What is Child Sexual Abuse?

If you are a victim of child sexual abuse, know that it’s never your fault. The Mix spoke to Catherine Kenny from the NSPCC to find out what child sexual abuse is and how you can stop it. This webpage contains information about what child sexual abuse is, whether child sexual abuse is still abuse if it is from your family, different signs of abuse, what to do if you’re being abused, and what to do if you think you were abused in the past.

What is Child Sexual Exploitation?

The Children’s Society have put together this webpage to help you learn more about child sexual exploitation, the forms it takes and children who are at risk. It is an interactive webpage that moves and flows in different directions the further you get into the page.

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.