Safeguarding and abuse
  • Abuse is when someone does something to hurt you, frighten you or make you feel bad.
  • If you have been abused or want to talk to someone about abuse, ask someone you trust to help you ring the local safeguarding team.
  • Exploitation is when someone tricks you into doing a task for them.
  • Grooming is when someone prepares you to do an unsafe or illegal task for them.
  • Local social care adults and childrens safeguarding teams.



Berkshire West

What is abuse ?
Domestic abuse
Sexual abuse
Mate crime
Exploitation and grooming
Forced marriage
Female Genital Mutilation FGM

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