Child sexual exploitation Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research and safeguarding resources on child sexual exploitation. Visit our Research and resources page for more child protection and safeguarding information and advice.

Sexual abuse: a public health challenge

Review of the evidence looks at what we know about the causes, prevalence and consequences of sexual abuse.

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Sexting: an exploration of practices, attitudes and influences

Findings from focus groups with young people, aged 13-14 years and 10-11 years in England.

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Estimating the costs of child sexual abuse in the UK

Report using research literature to estimate the overall costs of child sexual abuse in the UK at £3.2bn in 2012.

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No one noticed, no one heard

Research into the childhood experiences of abuse of young men and women and how they disclosed this abuse and sought help.

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How safe are our children? 2014

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the four nations in the UK for 2014.

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Children talking to ChildLine about sexual abuse

Detailed analysis of calls to ChildLine about sexual abuse from April 2008 to March 2009. Part of the ChildLine casenote series.

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Qualitative study of children, young people and 'sexting'

Research with young people to discover how sexually explicit texts and images are produced, circulated and used through mobile phones and the internet.

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