Tag: Child Sexual Exploitation

On CSE awareness day, make a pledge to help stop abuse

By on 17/03/2017 in News with 0 Comments

People in Birmingham are being urged to unite against child sexual exploitation (CSE) and make a personal pledge to help tackle the abuse. Councils across the West Midlands, including Birmingham City Council, along with West Midlands Police are supporting national CSE awareness day on Saturday (18 March). Organised by the national charity NWG Network, which […]

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Week of action to tackle CSE

By on 17/02/2017 in Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

Commuters and young people in Birmingham will be encouraged to get to know the signs of grooming and child sexual exploitation (CSE) during a week of action. Next week, officers from Birmingham City Council, along with regional CSE leads, will be out and about at New Street station raising awareness of this horrific, hidden crime […]

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Licensing’s plans to improve safeguarding

By on 12/01/2016 in News with 0 Comments

A report setting out how Birmingham City Council’s licensing service is helping to tackle child sexual exploitation will be discussed by councillors next week (20 January 2016). Since the Casey Report into child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Rotherham was published in February 2015, Birmingham’s licensing officers have looked at their practices and protocols to identify […]

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Stephen Rimmer: Our children are safer now

By on 02/10/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Whitehall Director General Stephen Rimmer is confident children in the West Midlands are safer now than they were when he moved to the region two years ago.

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Taxi drivers to be ‘eyes and ears’ to help tackle child sexual exploitation

By on 03/09/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Taxi drivers across the West Midlands are supporting police and local authorities to tackle child sexual exploitation and help keep children safe. As part of the regional See Me, Hear Me campaign, thousands of Hackney carriage and private hire drivers are being given information about child sexual exploitation (CSE), the warning signs to look out […]

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Correction: Child sexual exploitation report

By on 18/03/2015 in News, Rebuttals with 0 Comments

A report in today’s Birmingham Mail (March 18) inaccurately claims that ‘almost 500 children in Birmingham and the West Midlands have been identified as victims of sexual exploitation in just six months’. The report is based on an assessment into the extent of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the West Midlands is published today to […]

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Teenagers build resilience against child sexual exploitation

By on 13/03/2015 in Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

School children from across the West Midlands will mark the beginning of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness week on Monday at a pioneering conference aiming to build resilience in the fight against CSE. One of the first of its kind, the CSE conference at Birmingham’s Lighthouse Youth Centre in Aston will bring together teenagers from […]

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