Child Sexual Exploitation
The government defines Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) as below.
- Child sexual exploitation is a form of child sexual abuse.
- CSE occurs where an individual or group takes advantage of an imbalance of power to coerce, manipulate or deceive a child or young person under the age of 18 into sexual activity
- in exchange for something the victim needs or wants, and/or
- for the financial advantage or increased status of the perpetrator or facilitator.
- The victim may have been sexually exploited even if the sexual activity appears consensual.
- Child sexual exploitation does not always involve physical contact; it can also occur through the use of technology.
Report a concern
To report concerns you can contact:
- Slough’s One Front Door on 01753 875362
- 101 for the police non-emergency line
- Crimestoppers, where you can pass on information anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or on the Crimestoppers website.