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Journey_to_justice_full_report. Alexi Project. Evaluation of the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ programme of CSE service development: Final Report Dr Julie Harris and Dr Debi Roker, with Dr Lucie Shuker, Dr Isabelle Brodie, Dr Kate D'Arcy, Dr Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Professor Jenny Pearce This is the final report of the evaluation of the Alexi Project 'Hub and Spoke' model.

Alexi Project

Sixteen specialist voluntary sector CSE services were funded to expand into 35 new local authority areas over the three years of the evaluation. Disrupting Exploitation. Learning-about-online-sexual-harm-november-2019. Lived experience of CSE -RIP article. Article on placement of at risk children out of area RIP. Association between childhood sexual abuse and transactional sex in youth aging out of foster care. Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking. Completed Projects - The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking.

Final rea 3. Virtuous circles. 3 reasons we need to talk about token resistance. Written by Dr Jessica Eaton.

3 reasons we need to talk about token resistance

‘You showed me a CSE film when I was 13 years old… this is how it affected me’ – A letter for #nomoreCSEfilms. Last week I started the #nomoreCSEfilms campaign – and there are plenty of people who think that I am exaggerating the impact that these films have on children who have been sexually exploited or abused.

‘You showed me a CSE film when I was 13 years old… this is how it affected me’ – A letter for #nomoreCSEfilms

What is a CSE film anyway? It’s a series of films being used in the UK depicting the rape, abuse and murder of children. These films are sold to schools, local authorities and charities to show to children who have been abused and raped – or to show to hundreds of children in assemblies or classrooms as a ‘preventative measure’. Obviously this is extremely traumatising and unethical and I strongly oppose this practice.

I got an email from a parent – a professional parent – whose child was sexually assaulted and was told to show her CSE films. But this blog is about, and dedicated to Kate. Kate is anonymous but has written this letter to us all. My name is Kate, and I recently turned 22 years old. Up until 12 years old I was a very happy child. Short practice films for the police. Last updated: Mon 02, 2017 These short films are aimed at anyone in the police.

Short practice films for the police

They provide learning from the latest research on child sexual exploitation (CSE) and associated vulnerabilities in a short accessible form. The films share the findings of a range of studies undertaken by researchers in the CSE and Policing National Hub at the University of Bedfordshire and the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub Regional Academics from the Universities of Cardiff, Sussex, Worcester and Central Lancashire. The films also draw on wider CSE literature. Each film is accompanied by a short briefing document that outlines the evidence in more detail, with references and links to the original research.

If you found these films helpful, or have suggestions for future topics or ways we can share our research please get in touch by emailing Practice Tools. UoB BeingHeard report. What works in cse july2019. Short Films for Practice - CSE Research - The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking. 10 key facts about child sexual exploitation. Child sexual exploitation support in childrens homes. Effects of CSA on the Victim. For victims, the effects of child sexual abuse can be devastating.

Effects of CSA on the Victim

Victims may feel significant distress and display a wide range of psychological symptoms, both short- and long-term. They may feel powerless, ashamed, and distrustful of others. The abuse may disrupt victims development and increase the likelihood that they will experience other sexual assaults in the future. In the short-term (up to two years), victims may exhibit regressive behaviors (e.g., thumb-sucking and bed-wetting in younger children), sleep disturbances, eating problems, behavior and/or performance problems at school, and unwillingness to participate in school or social activities (page 4). Longer-term effects may be wide-ranging, to include anxiety-related, self-destructive behaviors such as alcoholism or drug abuse, anxiety attacks, and insomnia (page 4).

Survivors may feel anger at the abuser, at adults who failed to protect them, and at themselves for not having been able to stop the abuse (page 1). Health impacts of child sexual exploitation. The childrens society childs voice dfe cse innovation project. Sexting Booklet V7 28FEB13. Resource Sheet 5 Sexting FEB13. 27 Cyber Bullying Statistics and Facts. Cyber Bullying Statistics and Trends Cyberbullying is considered a form a bullying that transpires with electronic technology.

27 Cyber Bullying Statistics and Facts

This can include text messages, emails, and social media sites. Bullying can take any form from sharing embarrassing photos, videos, websites, or creating fake profiles. The impact and effects of cyber bullying can result in anxiety, depression, and even suicide among teens. 10 Cyber Bullying Statistics According to the PEW Internet and American Life Survey, the following cyber bullying statistics resulted. 1. What Parents Can Do The following video outlines ways parents can contribute to lessening the impact and negative effects of cyber bullying. Parent’s Involvement in Cyber Bullying Based on the American Osteopathic Association, parent’s involvement with cyber bullying are outlined below.

EXPOSED: UK Child Migrants Being Shipped To Pedophile Rings In Australia. UK child migrants are being trafficked from the UK to Australian institutions that are a hosting massive pedophile rings a UK inquiry has heard.

EXPOSED: UK Child Migrants Being Shipped To Pedophile Rings In Australia

Dr. Bwise2 Sexual Exploitation. Missing from Home Trends and Patterns. Stat guidance on children who go MFH 2009. Working with sexually active young people under 18. Safeguarding CYP from Sexual Exploitation. Thinkuknow - sex, relationships & the internet. Child Soldier. Why is Child Abuse and Trafficking so un-believable? So shocking? So cruel? Why is Child Abuse and Trafficking so un-believable?

Why is Child Abuse and Trafficking so un-believable? So shocking? So cruel?

So shocking? So cruel? Vicky Van Blackwood on the Scale of Child Trafficking – at the Conference organised by the Fresh Start Foundation in Dunblane. There is No Such Thing as a ‘Child Prostitute’ January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a chance for all of us who work to improve the lives of young people to reflect on the realities of child sex trafficking in America.

There is No Such Thing as a ‘Child Prostitute’

While sex trafficking is often thought about in connection with foreign countries, the truth is that it is happening all throughout the United States. Instances of child sex trafficking have been reported throughout rural, urban, and even tribal regions of our country—but unlike other forms of violence, child sex trafficking is too often hidden in plain view. There are a number of federal and state laws in the U.S. that protect minors exploited in the commercial sex trade. Despite these protections, each year more than 700 children are arrested for prostitution in the United States. Think about that. In any other instance what happens to these youth would be considered statutory rape or sexual assault of a minor, landing their abusers behind bars. Children of the Street - Preventing Youth Sexual Exploitation. SextingFactSheet42911. Sexting becoming 'the norm' for teens, warn child protection experts.

Sexting – the sending and receiving of nude pictures and sexually explicit text messages – is increasingly becoming normal among teenagers, who often don’t realise they may be acting illegally and could face police action, according to the government’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.

Sexting becoming 'the norm' for teens, warn child protection experts

The true scale of young people’s sexting activity is unclear, but Ceop is notified of a serious incident on average about once a day, with reports coming from schools, parents or pupils. All involve serious concerns about child protection. Kate Burls, education team coordinator at Ceop, a command of the National Crime Agency, said: “Working with young people, we are finding that sexting increasingly feels like a norm in terms of behaviour in their peer group.” The former secondary school teacher said: “There’s no one kind of sexting incident. Teenagers, it seems, don’t use the word “sexting”, which the media favours, but refer instead to “nudes”, “nude selfies” or “dodgy pix”. The Third Spotlight – bringing childrens’ Harmful Sexual Behaviour out... Introduction Society has only recently, within the last couple of decades, begun to grasp the sheer scale of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA), within the UK and globally.

As the topic has come into the public eye we have been shocked to learn about various forms of child sexual abuse – familial, institutional – perhaps most notably Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). Much of the last decade has been spent unravelling organised sexual exploitation and abuse of minors in many British cities, and the horrors of CSE have become firmly lodged in both professional and public minds. But now we are beginning to become aware of an even more taboo subject – sexual abuse of children committed by other children, or Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB).

At Barnardo’s we regard HSB as the third critical area to highlight. In 2016 Barnardo’s worked with Nus Ghani MP (Wealden) to set up a Parliamentary Inquiry to kick-start public debate around the issue of HSB. Trapped - County Lines. Videos and Podcasts. Recording referrals based on peer groups and locations In this webinar Pete Allen, Contextual Safeguarding Researcher in Hackney's First Access and Screening Team (MASH equivalent), explains how he created a tracker to record referrals about peer groups and locations. Peer-Group Mapping. CSE_evidencescopeupdateOct17_v2. UK TEEN TRAPPERS - Exploring County Lines part 2. County Lines. ACT. Introducing ACT (Achieving Change Together) Background. Critical Perspectives of CSE Approaches and Practice Eaton 2019 VictimFocus F... #nomoreCSEfilms - Part 1 - What is a CSE film? Jessica Eaton. 'County-lines gangs fuelling' child slavery rise. There has been an eightfold increase in the number of child victims of modern slavery referred by local councils in England for support.

National Crime Agency figures reveal the number of children earmarked for help grew from 127 in 2014 to 1,152 last year - an increase of 807%. Town hall bosses say the increase has been fuelled by the growing of issue "county-lines" drug gangs. Councils receive no specific funding for supporting such victims. Under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, it is an offence to hold a person in a position of forced labour or facilitate their travel with the intention of exploiting them soon after. The act introduced tougher sentences, and more help for people forced into labouring, domestic servitude, sex work or selling drugs. 'Huge pressure' County-lines drug gangs move young people around the country with the intention of forcing them to aid with the distribution of drugs for criminal gain.

How I became a victim of a modern slavery gang The children forced to sell drugs. Could treating violent crime like a disease stop it from spreading? Demetrius Cole is 43, a gentle, softly-spoken man who spent 12 years in prison. He grew up in an area of Chicago afflicted by violence and, at the age of 15, saw his best friend die in a shooting. Nonetheless, he had a stable home life and stayed out of gangs. He planned to join the Marines. When he was 19, a close friend bought a new car. Some other boys from the neighbourhood tried to steal the car, and they shot Cole’s friend. Criminalising Vulnerable Women Groomed into Prostitution. Ann* is now 43 and a project worker living in Middlesbrough and she knows she is lucky to be where she is now, compared to her peers she knew growing up in the care system.

Channel 4 News - Akala rejects the "facile explanations" for gang crime.