Tag Archives: CSE

Child Sexual Exploitation – be aware

CSE is a type of sexual abuse. It is when someone takes advantage of anyone under the age of 18 sexually, for their own or other people’s benefit or enjoyment. This frequently involves using threats, bribes, violence, humiliation, or emotional blackmail. It can be difficult to identify because those who have suffered often do not […]

Working together to tackle child sexual exploitation

Over 100 professionals from across Somerset came together this week with the aim of working together to tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE). Representatives from the police, health organisations, schools and local authorities attended the “practical conference” on Wednesday (30 November), which was organised by Somerset Safeguarding Children Board. Speakers included the Chair of the Board, […]

Leader of Council helps raise awareness of child sexual exploitation

Child sexual exploitation is happening in Somerset. That’s the uncompromising message Somerset County Council is helping to spread as part of a new campaign to raise awareness of this devastating form of abuse affecting children and young people. The council is working with Avon & Somerset Police and other partners to increase public understanding of […]

Child Sexual Exploitation is everyone’s business

This issue is everyone’s business: that’s the message from Somerset County Council as it backs National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day (18 March). The Council, alongside the police and the Somerset Safeguarding Children’s Board, is supporting the day which encourages everyone to think about, spot and speak out against CSE. CSE is a form […]