As your child gets older they will start to be interested in romantic relationships. Online spaces are one of the places they can meet, flirt and start relationships.
Many children who are sexually abused don’t ask for help or tell anyone. Find out more about why boys are less likely to speak out, and what you can do to help them.
The Video Standards Council Rating Board is the national video games regulator. They have been rating video games for 14 years using the PEGI (Pan European Game Information) rating system on an advisory basis, but in 2012 they were formally designated as the legal authority for rating video games in the UK.
If your child has shared too much information online, don't panic. There are things you can do and organisations who can help safeguard and support your child.
If your child has been sexually abused they'll need your ongoing support. Dr Elly Hanson, clinical psychologist and adviser to CEOP, gives some tips about how best to support them and look after yourself.