Children and young people in the news
Sex and teenagers: new research reveals 'blurred lines' (Channel 4)
What do teenagers think is acceptable when it comes to sex? Channel 4 News can reveal government research which shows teenagers understand the concept of consent - but do not always apply it.
Children's Commissioner mention: Councils in denial over extent of child sexual exploitation, says report (Guardian)
Only 6% of safeguarding children boards have fully implemented government guidance from 2009, two-year study finds
Children's Commissioner mention: Children as young as 12 'are committing sex abuse on other children as part of gang violence' (Independent)
Children as young as 12 are carrying out sexual violence against each other, according to "profoundly distressing" evidence highlighted in an official report.
Children's Commissioner mention: Child-on-child abuse shocking, children's commissioner report says (BBC)
"Shocking" sexual violence is being carried out by children against other children as young as 11, according to an official report.