Chloe's story: Let down at 16
In our child sexual exploitation services we support young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation. Many young people have been let down by the people who are supposed to be keeping them safe. This is Chloe's story.
Q&A with Amy Edwards
Amy Edwards, project worker at the US Service, speaks about her work supporting young people with learning disabilities who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing, sexual exploitation.
It’s not consent, its sexual exploitation
While 16 and 17 year olds can legally consent to sex in healthy relationships, there is nothing healthy or normal about being coerced or groomed and made to submit to sexual acts.
‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
We support changes to the law to protect children from potential sex offenders
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
How can we prevent a repeat of the recent rioting in England?
We must strengthen communities by involving children and young people, listening to their opinions and protecting intergenerational projects from budget cuts.
Dressing as a dinner lady at Labour party conference
Our policy officer Laura dresses as a dinner lady and quizzes MPs, building support for our Fair and Square campaign
Are you eligible for a £140 payment towards your energy bills?
Our calculator helps you check eligibility for the Warm Home Discount scheme
Home Office minister and young people meet in Peckham
Young people and our staff welcomed Jeremy Browne, MP and Home Office minister, to talk about our work