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December 18, 2023

An Overview of the 2023 Research into Child Sexual Exploitation and the Need for Collective Action

This paper offers a comprehensive overview of some of the current research in the child sexual exploitation (CSE) response ecosystem.

This paper highlights:

  • Evolving technology-facilitated abuse trends.
  • The urgent need for a whole-system approach in legislative, global, and victim-impact realms.
  • Key Australian and international studies spotlighting the urgency of our mission.

The aim of this paper is to serves as a central resource for policymakers, practitioners, and advocates, emphasising collaborative action and robust responses to protect vulnerable children.

It’s free to download, and available here.

Download your copy of this paper here

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