Brieﬁng that outlines the elements of an eﬀective local response to child sexual exploitation. It suggests how local authorities and other stakeholders can tackle this abuse, and the advantages of partnership working and information sharing.
Research on current knowledge of sexual abuse and service provision.
The overall aim of the research was to increase knowledge and understanding of the sexual exploitation of children and young people in NI, in order to aid better prevention of, and responses to, the issue in the future.
Report that calls on the Secretary of State for Education to take the lead in ensuringa fundamental shift in policy, practiceand service delivery in England.
It makes the case for a minister, supported by dedicated officials, to take responsibility and set out a clear plan of action for all agencies to: raise awareness to improve early identification of child sexual exploitation, improve statutory responses and the provision of services, improve the evidence and improve prosecution procedures.
Research project that has explored the extent and nature of the response of LSCBs to the 2009 government guidance on safeguarding children and young people from sexual exploitation .
Where the guidance is followed, there are examples of developing and innovative practice to protect and support young people and their families and to investigate and prosecute their abusers.
It finds that the delivery of that dual approach to child sexual exploitation is far from the norm.
Briefing that sets out the key findings from the research and highlights the implications of the research for responding to the needs of young people who have been sexually exploited.
Report on research carried out by the NSPCC into the availability and accessibility of therapeutic services for children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse in Northern Ireland. Funded by the Private Equity Foundation, this research aimed to map the services provided for children who have been sexually abused currently provided by a range of voluntary, statutory and private sector organisations.
Review that focuses on the sexualisation of all young people and to look at how hyper-sexualisation and objectification of girls on the one hand, and hyper- masculinisation of boys on the other, perpetuate and reinforce each other.
Report of a Scottish qualitative research project with adult male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The aim is to improve male survivors' wellbeing, through establishing their perspectives on their major care, support and intervention need throughout the lifecourse; and by making and disseminating a report with recommendations, to improve services and preventive action across all sectors.
The Rape Crisis Scotland national office was set up to support the work of our centres and to help the rape crisis movement grow and develop and improve services to women across Scotland.