Lauren's story: Supported by us
Like lots of the young people we work with, Lauren had a difficult home life, and spent much of her time outside on the streets to get away from it all. This is her story, of how she was exploited by others.
Keeping children and teachers aware of sexual exploitation
Sarah Wells is a practitioner in our Lancashire service, Street Safe. She specialises in working with schools to deliver awareness raising sessions.
Here she answers some of our questions about her work.
What I am doing to fight child sexual exploitation
Our volunteer Zak answered our questions about what he has been doing to raise important funds and educate the public about child sexual exploitation
Chloe's story: Let down at 16
In our child sexual exploitation services we support young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation. Many young people have been let down by the people who are supposed to be keeping them safe. This is Chloe's story.
Q&A with Amy Edwards
Amy Edwards, project worker at the US Service, speaks about her work supporting young people with learning disabilities who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing, sexual exploitation.
It’s not consent, its sexual exploitation
While 16 and 17 year olds can legally consent to sex in healthy relationships, there is nothing healthy or normal about being coerced or groomed and made to submit to sexual acts.
Legal aid reforms put vulnerable young refugees at greater risk
Ilona Pinter, Policy Advisor, shares her views on how reforms to legal aid will affect vulnerable children and young people seeking asylum.
If you influence children's lives, you can promote well-being
Our Economic Adviser describes how well-being can be boosted by MPs, teachers, health workers, counsellors and anyone who influences young people's lives.
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
New guidance won’t protect children from payday loan adverts
Thousands of you joined us in saying payday loan adverts can trivialise the seriousness of taking out a loan, and we have a partial response from the advertising watchdog - plus other campaign news
MPs investigate why trafficked children go missing from care
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’