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Child Exploitation & Modern Slavery

Child Exploitation

Child exploitation refers to the use of children for someone else’s advantage, gratification or profit often resulting in unjust, cruel and harmful treatment of the child. These activities are to the detriment of the child’s physical or mental health, education, moral or social-emotional development. It covers situations of manipulation, misuse, abuse, victimisation, oppression or ill-treatment. Source: Save the Children

Oxfordshire Partnership Responses and Provision to Safeguard Children at Risk of Exploitation

Witney Family Solutions Service: short video on Child Drug Exploitation (CDE)

Further guidance

Home Office: Child Exploitation Disruption Toolkit

Catch 22 resources:

For further information on forms of Child Exploitation, Modern Slavery and Trafficking see the pages listed to the right.