Spot the signs
Sexual exploitation affects thousands of children and young people every year. By knowing the tell-tale signs, we can all play an important role in reducing that number.
Look out for:
- unexplained gifts
- changes in mood
- going missing
- staying out late
- being secretive about where they are going
- lack of interest in activities and hobbies
- missing school.
This short video also explains some of the practical steps you can take to protect the children in your life:
Download the leaflets
Barnardo’s has published a set of tailored advice leaflets for parents, and young people across the UK. You can download them below.