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Sexual Exploitation

What is Child Sexual Exploitation? (CSE)

Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a type of child abuse.

CSE occurs where an individual or group takes advantage of an imbalance of power to encourage or force  a young person into sexual activity. Usually, this is in exchange for something the young person wants or needs, such as gifts, alcohol or drugs. Sometimes it can be for financial advantage or increased status. CSE can also involve the use of technology such as social media.

If you are affected by this and would like some support please see the links below.

What is Adult Sexual Exploitation?

Sexual violence and abuse is any behaviour perceived to be of a sexual nature which is unwanted or takes place without consent or understanding.

If you are affected by this and would like some support please see the links below.

What is Domestic violence?

Domestic violence and abuse is any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality. The abuse can encompass, but is not limited to:

  • psychological
  • physical
  • sexual
  • financial
  • emotional.

If you are affected by this and would like some support please see the links below.

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Order a testing kit

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