Barnardo’s highlights significant increase in demand for CSE support

The number of people being supported by child sexual exploitation (CSE) services provided by Barnardo’s has risen by more than a third.

 There has been a 38 per cent increase in the number of children, young people, parents and carers supported by Barnardo’s CSE services in the space of a year. Picture: Barnardo’s

Latest figures from the charity show there has been a 38 per cent increase in the number of children, young people, parents and carers its CSE services are supporting across the UK – from 2,486 in 2015/16 to 3,430 in 2016/17.

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