Current Trends, Themes and Patterns
The sexual exploitation of children and young people is an often hidden form of children sexual abuse, with distinctive elements of exploitation and exchange.
In practice, the sexual exploitation of children and young people under 18, might involve young people being coerced, manipulated, forced or deceived into performing and/or others performing on them, sexual activities in exchange for receiving some form of material goods or other entity (for example, food, accommodation, drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gifts, affection).
Sexual exploitation can occur through the use of technology and without the child’s immediate recognition.
The adjacent links are seen as current best practice and useful material to enhance awareness raising.
Real Love Rocks (Opens in a new window or downloads a file), My Dangerous Lover Boy (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) Video, DVD and media presentations