Appropriate Language in Relation to Child Exploitation

This document seeks to provide guidance to professionals on the appropriate use of language when . . . discussing children and their experience of exploitation in a range of contexts.
These include when speaking directly with or discussing children, within recording and case management systems and when delivering relevant training or other learning interventions.

Punishing Abuse Children in the West Midlands Criminal Justice System

We know that the local authorities, schools, police, other vital public services and organisations . . . within our essential voluntary and community sectors, are working tirelessly to improve the lives of children across the West Midlands. A crucial part of this is their work to help some of our most vulnerable children cope with the fallout from poverty, and, sadly experiences of trauma.

Child trafficking in the UK 2021: a snapshot

The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) . . . have launched a report providing an outline of child trafficking in the UK between October 2020 and October 2021. The report provides the latest data, policy developments and examples of both promising practice and challenges faced by practitioners.