Child sexual exploitation Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research, leaflets, guidance, evaluations and safeguarding resources on child sexual exploitation.

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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Social workers' knowledge and confidence when working with cases of child sexual abuse

Report by Coventry University from research with social workers, managers and LSCB chairs in England exploring issues and challenges.

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News and opinion - Real voices: child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester

Briefing on the main findings and recommendations from Ann Coffey MPs independent report.

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Learning from case reviews - Child sexual exploitation: learning from case reviews

Lessons from case reviews published since 2010, where children were the victims of sexual exploitation.

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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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Caught in a trap: the impact of grooming

Our report about what young people told ChildLine about grooming and sexual exploitation in 2011/12.

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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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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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