Category Archives: Sexual Exploitation

Vulnerable Adults…who cares!

We recently got some funding to extend our work with vulnerable adults, which is great because there is not a lot going on other than lip service and writing of policies. Now the policies would be great if they did … Continue reading

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How did Saville get away with it?

He got away with it because he was in a position of power and no one stood up to him. He got away with it because no one would believe the kids he was abusing. He got away with it … Continue reading

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Drink N Think event.

Our first foray into involving everyday people in the fight against sexual exploitation went well, on Thursday night we invited guys from across the city to come together for an informal chat about the issue. The event was a struggle … Continue reading

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Lighter nights

Lighter nights – not much impact on prostitution I think sometimes there are certain perceptions around prostitution that are fairly ungrounded, I’m not sure where they come from but I do know that most tend to be untrue. One of … Continue reading

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Minority communities

I recently attended a very interesting event on child grooming and sexploitation, run in Glasgow by Roshni. Roshni is a national charity which works to promote the safety and wellbeing of children and other vulnerable people within BME (Black Minority … Continue reading

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No-1

Lighter nights – not much impact on prostitution I think sometimes there are certain perceptions around prostitution that are fairly ungrounded, I’m not sure where they come from but I do know that most tend to be untrue. One of … Continue reading

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Definitions of sexual exploitation

Sexual exploitation is … … Pretty darn hard to define, actually. Or at least it is for me anyway, for others it seems to be incredibly simple, and if you don’t listen carefully can sound very much like ‘anything sexual … Continue reading

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Engaging men

A particular question has been the source of much dispute and metaphorical head scratching within our office over the last few weeks, and we are yet to come to any sort of agreeable answer. The problem, you see, is that … Continue reading

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No-1 and 18u streetwork

We continue our partnership work walking the streets offering information and support to people involved in sexual exploitation. We are handing out lighters and cards and talking to those involved. We notice the problem being moved around rather than being … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed

Demand for our support services continues to grow while our funding shrinks. We are currently working with young people involved in exploitation, young people who have been abused in different ways and young people who are at risk of abuse. … Continue reading

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