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Parents, Did You Know?

Parents, Did You Know?  Events  


The 'Parents, Did You Know?' campaign is launching a number of events across Essex over the coming year which parents can sign up to, or just drop by on the day.


The events will be run by the Essex Safeguarding Children Board in partnership with Barnardo’s and The Children’s Society and will feature the topics criminal exploitation, gangs, sexual exploitation, missing children, trafficking & online exploitation. 


They will provide an opportunity to have direct conversations with a range of services, including Essex Police, Essex Children’s Social Care, The Children’s Society, Barnardo’s, and other partner organisations. 



Colchester High Street (outside Barclays Bank)

Saturday 14th September, 1pm - 6pm


'The Real World vs The Virtual World':  1pm – 2pm &  3pm – 4pm


‘Talking with your teenager about risks online 'Breck's Last Game': 2pm – 3pm


Gangs and Youth Violence awareness session: 4pm – 5pm


Crimestoppers, sharing your concerns: 5pm-5.40pm



Please come along and meet with a range of experts who are available to answer your questions. Tickets are not needed so please just drop by.


Click here to register your interest on our Facebook event to receive any updates leading up to the day



Clacton-on-Sea, Princes Theatre, Thursday 7th November 12pm - 7pm 

More details to follow.


You can register your interest by clicking on the calendar icon below to receive any updates on this event.



Parents, Did You Know? campaign

The Essex Safeguarding Children Board are encouraging parents and carers to improve their understanding of child exploitation (CE) through the 'Parents, Did You Know?' campaign launched this national CSE day, by signposting to a range of support for themselves and for their children.

The campaign focused on key areas of child exploitation which you can learn more about by either visiting our main Child Exploitation Hub Page, or visiting each of the theme focused pages below.







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I Didn't Know... previous campaign



The 'Parents, Did You Know?' campaign builds on the successful 'I Didn’t Know Campaign' that has run across Southend, Essex and Thurrock over the last three years, which had the same aims of providing important messages to the public in relation to exploitation of children. You can view the previous campaign, and access its resources by visiting our previous campaign page.