What is child abuse? Child abuse is when someone harms a child or young person. Abuse can be physical, emotional, or sexual. It can also include neglect.
| 28 January 2016
The Scottish Government has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the nature and warning signs of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). If you're a parent or carer, or a young person aged 11-17, you can now visit the new website csethesigns.scot for information, advice and support.
Are you worried about a child?
If you believe a child is in immediate danger, please call the police on 999
. If you have concerns about the wellbeing of a child, please don't keep it to yourself. Contact the local council and report it - you can use the WithScotland interactive map or the postcode/city search to help you find local council detials