Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Thursday, March 18, 2021
The National Child Exploitation Awareness Day aims to highlight the issues surrounding Child Exploitation; encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children or children exploiting and abusing their peers.
Since the start of the pandemic there has been the misconception that children are safer at home. As we now know, that is not necessarily the case. Exploitation is still happening, often hidden. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the fight against exploitation.