​Monday, 18 March is National CSE awareness day, which aims to highlight the issues surrounding child sexual exploitation, encouraging everyone to think, identify and speak out against abuse.

The council and partners in Knowsley, including Merseyside Police, are continuing to raise awareness of this sensitive issue by informing, educating and ultimately preventing this form of child sexual abuse which can have devastating effects on the lives of victims and their families.

As part of this work, children and young people, their parents or carers, teachers or professionals working with children are encouraged to visit the listen to my story website: