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Sexual abuse & sexual exploitation

Sexual abuse & sexual exploitation can feel like a complex topic. Information and advice is available to make it simpler, find out a how your child could be effected and what you can do to safeguard them.

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  • Responding to issues
    Why don't children tell their parents about sexual abuse?

    1 in 3 children who are sexually abused don't tell anyone at the time and there are many reasons why. Understanding these barriers can help you support your child if you find out they’ve been abused.

  • Advice
    Play Like Share

    Our three-episode animation for 8-10 year olds helps them to learn how to spot pressuring and manipulative behaviour online and to stay safe from other risks they might encounter online.

  • Advice
    Nude selfies: a parents' guide - subtitled

    Teenagers tell us that sharing sexual pictures and videos is not unusual. It can be risky but don’t panic, there are steps you can take if things get out of control.

  • Advice
    Using placement plans to keep children safe online

    If you're a foster carer or social worker make sure you consider online safety before, during and after any placement.

  • Advice
    Gaming: What parents and carers need to know

    As with any form of technology or online space, adult offenders can use gaming platforms to target children and build relationships with them. This article explores the different elements of gaming and how they can be used by offenders, and what you can do to support your child whilst gaming.

  • Advice
    Band Runner

    Band Runner is a fun interactive game that helps 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from risks they might encounter online.