Seriously Awkward: Protect older teenagers

We are calling on the Government to strengthen the law so all children and young people experiencing exploitation get the protection they need.

Work with us to prevent and combat child sexual exploitation

We have worked with local authorities for over 20 years to fight child sexual exploitation

From child prostitution to child sexual exploitation

We have been campaigning for vulnerable children and young people at risk of sexual exploitation for over two decades. Learn more about our history of fighting child sexual exploitation.

Becky's story

When Becky was 15 she met someone she thought really cared for her. But then things changed. Watch her story here.


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Fear is stopping huge numbers of 16 and 17 year olds from reporting sex crimes

Our new report has found that an estimated 50,000 girls in England and Wales have been victims of child sexual exploitation crimes but only 4,900 cases have been recorded by the police.

Take action to stop child sexual exploitation

Ask the Government to strengthen the law so that 16 and 17 year olds experiencing sexual exploitation are given protection, get the help they need and access to the justice they deserve.

Children forced to wait months for mental health treatment

A new report by The Children's Society finds that too many young people are struggling to access the support they need to overcome mental health problems.