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Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

 

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a type of sexual abuse, when a child is made or tricked into doing something sexual sometimes receiving something in return like love, affection, money, drugs or alcohol. Sexual abuse can include lots of things like rape and sexual assault, sexual harassment,  online grooming and domestic abuse or violence.

 

This parent leaflet is a useful guide to help you talk to your child about CSE. 

 

Sexual Abuse

 

Sexual abuse is when someone is forced, pressurised or tricked into taking part in any kind of sexual activity with another person.

 

Examples of sexual abuse include:

 

Sexual abuse can include lots of things like rape and sexual assault, sexual harassment, online grooming and domestic abuse or violence

 

It can also include sexual exploitation (being pressure into having sex with someone in return for getting something like money or drugs), sexting or child pornography.

 

Facts about sexual abuse:

 

Support Networks

 

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) - Help for Parents of Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Family Members

 

 

 

Stop it Now - Resources for Parents of Survivors