WHAT IS CSE?
Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a form of sexual abuse and it is against the law.
It involves perpetrators grooming their victims in various ways, such as in person, via mobiles or online to gain their trust before emotionally and sexually abusing them for their own gain.
Stay safe when gaming online
Young people are being reminded how they can help keep themselves safe online this month as part of national child sexual exploitation awareness day on Wednesday 18 March....
SPOT THE SIGNS
It can be difficult to spot the warning signs, especially if it’s someone you care about, someone you trust who’s exploiting you.
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Based on real life case studies of Child Sexual Exploitation in the West Midlands.
Jasmine met Rikki online. Like most 14 year old girls she spent most of her time on social media chatting to her friends and making new ones. A new friend request popped up and he looked nice, so Jasmine accepted it...
The warning signs were there...
This hard hitting animation, follows the story of a young girl and shows how those around her, her teacher, her friend and her dad, notice changes in her behaviour.
It then turns to the abuser who describes how he grooms her with gifts, alcohol and affection before abusing her, adding ‘the warning signs were there.’
Parents, teachers and young people are being encouraged to watch the animation, know the warning signs and help us stop perpetrators in their tracks.