A YOUNG PERSON
Do you feel you, your friend or someone you know may have been sexually exploited?
Or would you like someone to talk to for advice?
Remember, abuse is never your fault. Abusers are very clever at making you feel it is your fault.
They may ask you to keep what is happening a secret.
It is not your fault and you will not get into trouble for reporting it.
Do not be afraid to speak out whatever situation you are in.
There are lots of ways you can report abuse:
• Call Child line on 0800 1111
• You can make a report by calling Merseyside Police on 101
• If your life or the life of someone you know is in immediately danger, dial 999.
• You can make a report to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) by visiting
Professionals who work with young people are well placed to spot the signs a child may be at risk of or is being sexually exploited.
If you are worried about a child in your care, you can report this in a number of ways:
Together we can make a difference. Download key resources to help raise awareness of child sexual exploitation by clicking here.
If your life or the life of the child/young person is in immediately danger, dial 999.
Understanding the issue of child sexual exploitation and knowing the signs of CSE can be a powerful tool in disrupting abuse or the potential of it. Click here to read about the warning signs of CSE.
If you feel your child/young person is at risk of CSE, there are many ways in which you can get help:
You can make a report to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) by visiting www.ceop.police.uk
If your life or the life of the child/young person is in immediately danger, dial 999