Distributing so-called revenge porn is a criminal offence. How can young people be protected from it?
Negging is on the rise online as well as off. But what is it – and how can you help your child cope if it happens to them?
Brook and CEOP's Digital Romance research project spoke to over 2,000 young people about their relationships and the use of technology in their love lives. Here is CEOP's expert advice on how to support teenagers through romantic relationships.
A helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools.
Meeting and chatting to others online is a normal part of life for most teenagers, but using online dating services could put them at risk. Here, CEOP tells parents what they should know.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can affect anyone who's had sex, even if only once. Which doesn't quite seem fair, but that's infections for you. Young people aged under 25 have higher rates of STIs than other groups, so it's worth being aware of what the risks are, how to guard against them, where to go if you're worried and what, as a parent, you should be advising.
Brook's Richard Essery on how to deal with your child's developing sexuality, and the still-taboo topic of masturbation.
There's some good news about young people's health (teen pregnancies down, smoking, drinking and drug taking down) but some not-so-good news (obesity and mental health problems up). A new report from Public Health England says that young people's mental and physical health are closely connected - and that relationships are the key to their health and wellbeing.
Sex, drugs, internet porn - no, no, no, you don't want to talk to your child about that! How embarrassing. Especially as you know hardly anything about any of it. But it's one of those jobs (like changing nappies) that parents are put on earth to do. Here are our tips for making it less of an ordeal.
CEOP's tips for starting a difficult conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that
Use these online advice services to help you prepare before talking to your child about sex, contraception and online safety
Justin Hancock, author of Talking To Teens About Sex, explains how to avoid being embarrassed talking about the birds and the bees with your child
Talking to your child about sex: a parent's guide
Your child is probably going to come across unwanted images online. Not an easy topic for discussion. So how do you broach the subject?
Pornography is more available than ever before, thanks to the internet. It can also be a hideously embarrassing subject to broach with your child. In this video, CEOP's Jonathan Baggaley offers some tips for opening non-awkward discussions.
Online porn is everywhere - only a couple of clicks away in the playground or a friend's bedroom. Many older children, as well as some younger ones, have seen something that you (and quite possibly they) would rather they hadn't. Here are Dr Elly Hanson's tips for how to address this very tricky issue without feeling embarrassed or making your child feel awkward.
The porn industry can't make money out of sex that centres around personal connection and intimacy. It has to drive viewers to want to view more extreme content, of a kind they're prepared to pay for. As a result, watching porn can give young people a distorted idea of what men and women like to (and do) get up to - if, that is, they take it seriously, as a reflection of real life. Here CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson explains what we know from the evidence about the effect of porn on young people.
HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with other men aged 15-to-24 have doubled in recent years. Here's what one gay man wishes he'd known as a teenager
Sue Chitayi, mother of a transgender son and parent volunteer at Gendered Intelligence, answers some parents' common questions
Advice and support for parents who think their child is lesbian, gay, bi or trans
Concrete steps you can take to learn more about your LGBTQ+ child and their identity.
Your child has come out. That’s great: it means that they feel confident about themselves and they are trusting you to be supportive.
But what do you actually say?
The NSPCC explains how a simple conversation will help to keep your child safe from sexual abuse on and offline
What parents need to know: the facts about the people who abuse children from The Lucy Faithfull Foundation
What are the warning signs that someone could be abusing your child? Donald Findlater of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation explains
How can your child spot relationships that are going to hurt them? Read our parent guide to abusive relationships and what to do about them
Tips for parents on protecting your child from abuse, by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation
How to spot the signs of an abusive teenage relationship and what to do if you think your teenager may be involved in one.
In this video, Jonathan Baggaley explains how CEOP can help parents who are worried about online abuse.
Grooming: The Lucy Faithfull Foundation offers advice to parents on how to spot the signs
CEOP's Dr Helen Whittle outlines what could be putting your child at risk online – and what you can do to help protect them
Essential tips for parents if you're concerned your child may have been groomed online by a paedophile
CEOP explains how the abusers operate and what you can do to protect the children in your care.
There can be few more horrifying things than finding out that your child has been sexually victimised. In the conflicting and overwhelming welter of emotions that follows, how you respond can make an enormous difference to their ability to cope and recover. CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson looks at what parents typically go through and offers clear guidelines on the best and most supportive response.
Recent cases of grooming in Rotherham, Oxford and elsewhere have shocked parents and carers. Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation, Pace, here share what they've learned about the signs of sexual exploitation and the steps parents can take to keep their children safe from unhealthy relationships and grooming.
Advice and tips on understanding what consent means.
The issue of consent has recently been in the news: Cambridge University is considering introducing classes on consent after a high number of students reported experiencing assault, harassment and unwelcome touching.
Get clued up on what's legal when it comes to contraception and sex for your teen.
Your son or daughter hasn't only been having sex – now they or their partner is pregnant. Bekki Burbidge of the FPA looks at your options
Laura Hurley of Brook offers some ideas for tackling the topic of abortion with your child - and explains why she thinks you should.
Finding out your teen is already having sex can be a shock. Find out how best to handle the situation and support them.
Children and young people can experience significant levels of crime and victimisation. Here's how as a parent or carer you can help your child be safer.
Schools are turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate, and avoid distractions. But what is it – and could it help your child?
Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?
Self-hamr: expert advice on how to help you and your child through this difficult and emotional time
Anxiety: how parents can help their children
With graphic images being shown on the front pages of newspapers and on daily news bulletins, even very young children are exposed to upsetting information.
A parent's guide to picky eating: how to help your child be more adventurous with food
Many teens are chronically sleep-deprived. Dr Pooky Knightsmith offers advice on how parents can help their child get a good night's sleep