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We must listen

We commend the bravery of families involved in the recent Huddersfield and Rotherham trials and all families affected by child sexual exploitation. The families we work alongside across the UK have worked tirelessly to ensure the perpetrators are brought to…

A star jumps down to Earth

Congratulations to our very brave supporter Ami-Lou who completed a sky dive from 15,000 feet in August to fundraise for Pace. “As soon as my feet touched the ground I wanted to do it all over again” Ami-Lou worked as…

3 Peaks for Pace

Lou McCallion, Digital Communications Officer at Pace shares why she raised money for Pace this summer.   My induction at Pace proved to be a steep and very sad learning curve.   I thought that Pace would have a magic wand, that when parents contacted…

Raising awareness about child sexual exploitation in my community

Ann Page, Early Help School Support Advisor, Walsall Council Having worked with young people in Walsall for many years I knew it was really important to try and improve the awareness about the prevalence and impact of child sexual exploitation…

Parents keep fighting for their child

In celebration of National Volunteers Week, we are sharing the voices of our volunteer befrienders. Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace) volunteer befrienders play a vital role in delivering Pace’s goal: to work with parents to end child sexual exploitation….

The reason I volunteer is to make a difference

In celebration of National Volunteers Week, we are sharing the voices of our volunteer befrienders. Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace) volunteer befrienders play a vital role in delivering Pace’s goal: to work with parents to end child sexual exploitation….

The gift of listening

Listening is often a great gift you can give someone. You are changing their reality and providing a space for them to gather themselves and become resilient. Volunteer befrienders come from all walks of life, we have academics, counsellors, affected…

Multi-agency child sexual exploitation team marks its ten-year anniversary

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…

Supporting and working alongside parents is vital

“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…

Seriously Awkward – an update from The Children’s Society

We are pleased to bring you the latest blog from The Children’s Society on their Seriously Awkward campaign… Stand up for children’s rights Because of legal inconsistencies there is a dangerous lack of understanding about how situations where 16 and…