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
    Using parental controls

    Parental controls are a great tool to help protect your children online and there’s plenty of advice available to help you use them. Find out how you can use them effectively.

  • Responding to issues
    Gaming - what's appropriate for your child?

    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.

  • Advice
    Romeo and Juliet

    Our new film highlights the ongoing need to talk to our children about sex, relationships and the internet.

  • Advice
    Keeping adopted children safe online

    Early experiences can make adopted children more vulnerable online. Here are practical things you can do to help them stay safe

  • Advice
    Keeping children in care safe online

    Most children in care use the internet safely but there are risk factors which can make them more vulnerable online. As a carer there are steps you can take to keep them safe.

  • Advice
    Sharing pictures of your children

    Most parents love sharing photos of their children with friends and family. But remember - pictures you share online could impact your child in the future. Learn how to protect your child whilst staying social.