In recent months, there has been a lot of celebrity activity raising awareness of sexual abuse and sexual violence. Online campaigns such as the #MeToo trend have turned into a global phenomenon, and many celebrities and public figures alike have spoken up about sexual abuse, to raise awareness of the issue in the hope of…

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Did you know, today is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day? The event aims to highlight the issues surrounding Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and encourage everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse. A zero tolerance attitude towards adults developing inappropriate relationships with children, or children developing inappropriate relationships with other children, should be…

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This week, the government has issued a standard definition of Child Sexual Exploitation in their CSE Guidance document. While there have been several definitions in the past, there has never been an agreed definition, and concern was raised over previous definitions not accurately reflecting the role of the internet in CSE. The standard definition of…

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