Research and analysis

Child sexual exploitation: prevention and intervention

Evidence summary and framework to support local public health leaders to prevent and intervene early in cases of child sexual exploitation.

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Child sexual exploitation: how public health can support prevention and intervention

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Literature search to identify the latest international research about effective interventions to prevent child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation

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This report summarises the emerging evidence from the UK on the issue of child sexual exploitation. It provides practice examples to support local public health leaders to establish a public health framework for prevention and intervention.

The literature search is a summary of the latest international research about effective interventions to prevent child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation.

The primary audiences for these document are directors of public health and local public health teams. Other interested audiences may include NHS services, local councillors, head teachers and college principals, local children and young people’s services and commissioners, and voluntary and community organisations.

Published 11 July 2017