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National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day 2019 Events Round Up #4

This is our 5th National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day!

Thank you to all of you who have got in touch with us to let us know what you have planned.
This is our first installment of what events are planned around the UK!

* The National Fostering Agency – The NFA are holding a ‘Spot and Stop Exploitation’ week in Bolton starting 18th March.

* AlterEgo – 18th March they have three teams of ‘Chelsea’s Story’ – raising awareness around Child Sexual Exploitation in Cumbria, Dorset and Cambridge. Four teams of ‘CountyLines’ – raising awareness around Child Criminal Exploitation (and it’s crossover with CSE) in Bedfordshire, Gloucestershire, Plymouth and for the MET Police in London and one team of ‘Click’ raising awareness around eSafety and online grooming in East Sussex.

* Operation Sport Safe Event – On 18th March NWGs Kev will be delivering a presentation on abuse in Sport to clubs and governing bodies in Surrey.

* West Yorkshire Police – 18th March – West Yorkshire Police will be holding a Disruption Event in Bradford where NWGs Steve will be delivering a presentation on consent, other presentations on the day will look at how to develop and improve community awareness of CSE. The event is by invite and is aimed at a strategic audience.

* CSE Conference at Sheffield Uni – 21st March – NWGs Phil will be chairing the event for criminology students at the University which will include input from Sarah Champion MP, Jayne Senior and a survivor from Rotherham.

*Metropolitan Police CSE conference – 18th March – NWGs Kay will be attending on behalf of the NWG and will be delivering an input on disruption and exploitation. The conference is focusing on CSE and CCE, including county lines.

*NSPCC – 19th March – NWGs Phil Ashford will be attending the NSPCC’s launch event for the programme evaluation of their Protect & Respect project. The event is an opportunity for attendees (invite only) to hear the key learning from the evaluation and how these are affecting further development of CSE work. Phil will also be taking part in a Q&A session as a panel member. This event will be held at the NSPCC HQ in London.

*Flintshire LSCB – 18th March – Coleg Cambria Deeside; Conference Room- Flintshire are holding a CSE Awareness event which will include numerous agency stalls with information regarding their services and advice. Informative drop-in sessions available to everyone. This event is open to the whole community and is running from 10am-2pm.

*The Youth Commission for Guernsey and Alderney – throughout the week of the 18th March; they’ll be delivering workshops in Guernsey and Alderney schools to raise awareness with students, as well as with school staff, encouraging them to join the #HelpingHands Campaign!

Take a look at Sheila Taylor’s #CSEDay19 blog

Download our #CSEDay19 key messages document

If you would like to tell us about your events please email [email protected]

If you have any write ups/press releases or pictures from your events we would love to see and share them.
Please use #CSEDay19 and #HelpingHands for social media, plus Text VOICE to 70007 if you wish to support the NWG network.

Resources can be downloaded or ordered from our online shop and our www.stop-cse.org website

If you know of an event taking place in your area please do let us know and we will feature it in our next roundup and also put it on our map