Child sexual exploitation

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.