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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    Jessie and Friends - online safety education for 4-7 year olds

    This series of three animations aims to give 4-7 year olds knowledge, skills and confidence to help them respond safely to risks they may encounter online.

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    What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

    Our homes have become even more connected. More families are buying internet-enabled devices such as smart speakers, toys that connect to the internet and even Bluetooth enabled toothbrushes. In this article, we explain what is meant by the ‘Internet of Things’ and how to use these devices safely with your child.

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    Gaming: What parents and carers need to know

    Gaming is extremely popular with children and young people. If your child is gaming, you may have questions about how your child can be safer whilst they play and interact.

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    7 questions parents ask about nude selfies

    Many parents ask us about young people taking and sharing revealing pics of themselves. Here we answer your most frequent questions with the best advice on keeping children safe...

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    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

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    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.