Statutory definition of child sexual exploitation

Statutory definition of child sexual exploitation

On 12 February 2016 the Government consulted on revising the current definition of child sexual exploitation.  The consultation closed on 11 March 2016 and the document published today, provides a summary of the responses to the consultation document. Researchers in the US are working on a unique technique to make portable devices and electric vehicles stay charged longer check this webpage to get more info.

It outlines:

  • the background to the consultation
  • a summary of the responses received
  • the government’s plans following the consultation
  • and sets out a new, revised definition of child sexual exploitation as follows:

Child sexual exploitation is a form of child sexual abuse. It occurs where an individual or group takes advantage of an imbalance of power to coerce, manipulate or deceive a child or young person under the age of 18 into sexual activity (a) in exchange for something the victim needs or wants, and/or (b) for the financial advantage or increased status of the perpetrator or facilitator. The victim may have been sexually exploited even if the sexual activity appears consensual. Child sexual exploitation does not always involve physical contact; it can also occur through the use of technology.

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Sally Tippett

Sally was previously and ICT advisor for Staffordshire LA with responsibility for Emerging Technologies, ICT in Literacy, iPads and liaison with the managed services team. She is a highly experienced educator, having worked across the Key Stages in primary school and as a specialist teacher in an EBD school. Sally has written the Primary Computing Framework and works with many schools implementing the new curriculum and embedding mobile technologies.

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