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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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  • 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.

  • 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
    Exploited: A film about exploitative relationships - subtitled

    Exploited aims to help young people learn stay safe from sexual exploitation. It educates young people to identify features of an exploitative friendship or relationship in contrast with the development of a healthy relationship and gives them clear information about how to report abuse and access support. With subtitles.

  • Advice
    Exploited: A film about exploitative relationships - audio described

    Exploited aims to help young people learn stay safe from sexual exploitation. It educates young people to identify features of an exploitative friendship or relationship in contrast with the development of a healthy relationship and gives them clear information about how to report abuse and access support.. With audio description.

  • Advice
    Lee & Kim's Adventure: A cartoon about staying safe online - subtitled

    Aimed at 5-7 year olds, this animation introduces young children to the idea of strangers online and how to stay safe. With subtitles.

  • 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.