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In all cases, those exploiting the child/young person have power over them by virtue of their age, gender, intellect, physical strength and/or economic or other resources.
Violence, coercion and intimidation are common, involvement in exploitative relationships being characterised in the main by the child or young person’s limited availability of choice resulting from their social/economic and/or emotional vulnerability”(page 9).
This is not mandatory so please do not let it delay making a referral.
The MACSE referral form should also be sent to [email protected] [email protected] so that Children’s Service have a central record of information submitted and the operations manager(s) who attends the MACSE meeting can have oversight of the referrals.
Perpetrators of child sexual exploitation are found in all parts of the country and are not restricted to particular ethnic groups or gender.
Victims of child sexual exploitation can be boys and young men as well as girls and young women; they could be from any background, ethnicity, ability, sexuality or age.
The CSE e-learning module is available via the East Sussex Learning Portal.
This form is NOT to be used to report matters of crime or immediate concerns regarding the safety and welfare of children/ young people.
You will still need to report that via 101/999, whichever is most appropriate.
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food, accommodation, drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, affection, gifts, money) as a result of them performing, and/or another or others performing on them, sexual activities.
Child sexual exploitation can occur through the use of technology without the child’s immediate recognition; for example being persuaded to post sexual images on the Internet/mobile phones without immediate payment or gain.