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Stop and Search in London: July to September 2020

This report summarises how police in London use their stop-and-search powers. In the period from July to September 2020, police stopped and searched 67,997 people and vehicles. The number of searches has generally increased over the past two years. …

Not just a girl thing: a large-scale comparison of male and female users of child sexual exploitation services in the UK

Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is increasingly recognised in the UK and internationally as a child protection and crime prevention priority. Yet, research and responses have focused heavily on girls and young women, leaving fundamental knowledge …

Research on the Sexual Exploitation of Boys and Young Men: a UK scoping study, a summary of the findings

Despite growing interest in the UK and internationally in child sexual exploitation (CSE), policy-makers, practitioners, researchers and the media have tended to focus primarily on female victims. Consequently, the sexual exploitation of young males …