Child Sexual Exploitation in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Sara Scott is an associate member of the International Centre. In this blog she reflects on a recent expert meeting in Utrecht and concludes that we have a lot to learn from each other. Last month I took part in

Child Sexual Exploitation in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Sara Scott is an associate member of the International Centre. In this blog she reflects on a recent expert meeting in Utrecht and concludes that we have a lot to learn from each other. Last month I took part in

Strengthening participatory practice across Europe: resources  and updates from the LEAP project

Kate D’Arcy. Project coordinator The LEAP project is a European project which aims to support children and young people affected by sexual violence by strengthening and facilitating participatory practice. It is running from 2015-2017, and is part of a programme

Strengthening participatory practice across Europe: resources  and updates from the LEAP project

Kate D’Arcy. Project coordinator The LEAP project is a European project which aims to support children and young people affected by sexual violence by strengthening and facilitating participatory practice. It is running from 2015-2017, and is part of a programme

“It’s not a surprise but it is always amazing to see what we can achieve when we work together” The CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub Conference.

Larisa Hunt is a Regional CSE Coordinator for the South West and this guest blog has been edited and reproduced from the original where she reports on attending a conference organised by the International Centre. To explore the full content of the

“It’s not a surprise but it is always amazing to see what we can achieve when we work together” The CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub Conference.

Larisa Hunt is a Regional CSE Coordinator for the South West and this guest blog has been edited and reproduced from the original where she reports on attending a conference organised by the International Centre. To explore the full content of the

Making Noise: Children’s voices for positive change after sexual abuse

Camille Warrington writes about today’s launch of the ‘Making Noise’ report about the perspectives and views of children and young people affected by sexual abuse in the family environment. You might not think much of telling anyone, you might not

Making Noise: Children’s voices for positive change after sexual abuse

Camille Warrington writes about today’s launch of the ‘Making Noise’ report about the perspectives and views of children and young people affected by sexual abuse in the family environment. You might not think much of telling anyone, you might not

‘Being Heard’ Project – Call for Evidence

The International Centre (IC) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people. We would be

‘Being Heard’ Project – Call for Evidence

The International Centre (IC) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people. We would be

Marginal Gains Poster: Small steps that make a big difference for improving police responses to CSE

“The police are there to keep us safe, not to manipulate or intimidate us. Respect me and I’ll respect you” * Since 2015, staff in ‘The International Centre’ have been running the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub, with the aim

Marginal Gains Poster: Small steps that make a big difference for improving police responses to CSE

“The police are there to keep us safe, not to manipulate or intimidate us. Respect me and I’ll respect you” * Since 2015, staff in ‘The International Centre’ have been running the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub, with the aim

What is the Our Voices Research and Practice Network and why do we need it?

This week Claire Cody writes about the launch of a new network that focuses on the ethics and value of participatory engagement with young people affected by sexual violence. This blog originally appeared on the Our Voices website and is re-posted

What is the Our Voices Research and Practice Network and why do we need it?

This week Claire Cody writes about the launch of a new network that focuses on the ethics and value of participatory engagement with young people affected by sexual violence. This blog originally appeared on the Our Voices website and is re-posted

The Metropolitan Police’s commitment to improving their response to CSE

*Re-posted with permission from the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub website* This week DI Ivon Beer, from the Metropolitan Police, who has been working with us on our Marginal Gains project as part of the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub, shares his

The Metropolitan Police’s commitment to improving their response to CSE

*Re-posted with permission from the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub website* This week DI Ivon Beer, from the Metropolitan Police, who has been working with us on our Marginal Gains project as part of the CSE and Policing Knowledge Hub, shares his

Introducing… The International Centre Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel

This week a member of our Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel, Abbie Rodgers, discusses the rationale and motivation behind the newly created young people’s advisory group to the International Centre (IC). The group consists of seven young people, between the ages

Introducing… The International Centre Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel

This week a member of our Young Researchers’ Advisory Panel, Abbie Rodgers, discusses the rationale and motivation behind the newly created young people’s advisory group to the International Centre (IC). The group consists of seven young people, between the ages

“They don’t talk about it enough”

Last week Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, announced that the government intends to introduce statutory relationships and sex education into schools in England – a development that we wholeheartedly welcome. An evidence base has been building over recent years that

“They don’t talk about it enough”

Last week Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, announced that the government intends to introduce statutory relationships and sex education into schools in England – a development that we wholeheartedly welcome. An evidence base has been building over recent years that