Listen to Lindsay Dalton, Pace Head of Training and Partnerships talking about how offenders of child exploitation are adapting to COVID-19. “Raising awareness about child exploitation won’t stop offenders from targeting children, but it can help us as professionals to recognise signs and indicators that a child is being exploited.”
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Parents are calling for a quicker response when a referral is made, and the development of positive relationships between Children’s Social Care services and the families they support. These are the main findings of new research carried out by national child exploitation charity Parents Against Child Exploitation (Pace), among parents of sexually exploited children in … Continued
In 1993, Irene Ivison’s 17 year-old daughter Fiona was brutally murdered. Fiona had been groomed by an older man for many years and forced onto the street, sold to other men for sex and murdered. The man who killed Fiona received a life sentence, but the man who groomed her and sold her to other … Continued
A multi-agency child sexual exploitation team working in partnership with families to disrupt abuse, convict perpetrators and protect children at risk is marking its ten-year anniversary. The Engage team is one of three multi-agency child sexual exploitation (CSE) teams working across Lancashire and comprises a range of agencies and organisations including the Police, Social Care, … Continued
“I don’t know what that woman who is working with my Mum is doing, but tell her thank you” Recent feedback from a CSE survivor shows the vital work Pace have done in enabling parents to understand CSE which, in turn, helps them not to blame their child or themselves. The feedback from a survivor … Continued