Sex crimes

You may have heard reports in the media about sexual crimes, including sexual exploitation, sexual assault, sexting, porn, rape and online grooming. Sexual crime is any type of sexual activity that you don’t agree to or have been tricked into. It can be confusing if you have had a sexual experience that doesn’t feel right, trying to work out what to do or where you can go to talk about it.

This content has been written for children and young people. If you’re looking for information for over 18s, visit our Types of Crime information about sex crimes.