Saturday 18 March is Stop CSE Awareness Day and the Council of the Isles of Scilly’s Children’s Services staff are teaming up with the local police to raise awareness about child sexual abuse within the UK. PC Mat Crowe, Helen McGuinness and Jennie Woodcock will be taking part in a Radio Scilly interview to talk about CSE Day and child sexual exploitation.
In the week following CSE Day, we’ll have more activities to promote and raise awareness of child sexual exploitation.
PC Mat Crowe will be attending an evening at the Youth Hub on Monday 20 March and talking to the young people about CSE and keeping themselves safe.
Thursday 23 March, will see the Council’s Children’s Services department staff and police taking to the main street in Hugh Town to hand out leaflets and talk to the public about CSE. Come and say ‘hi’, the team will be there from 11am onwards.
Education and understanding is vital in the fight against Child Sexual Exploitation and everyone has a role to play in raising awareness. Please take the opportunity to find out more about this important issue by joining in with the above activities or visit the national Stop CSE website: http://www.stop-cse.org/national-child-exploitation-awareness-day/