Child Sexual Exploitation Definition and Practitioner Briefing Paper
Topic: Child protection, Child sexual exploitation (CSE)
Author: Scottish Government
Key considerations that should inform all professionals’ and agencies' interpretations of their responsibilities in relation to child sexual exploitation.
This paper outlines the new national definition of child sexual exploitation (CSE) for Scotland and some key contextual considerations that should inform all professionals' and agencies' interpretations of their child protection responsibilities in relation to this form of abuse. Readers should note that the term 'child' is used to refer to anyone under the age of 18 years.