Coronation Street CSE storyline

We recently looked at how British soaps have been raising awareness of CSE and helping the public to better understand the issue. A number of the soaps have recently run storylines focusing on CSE, consent and other topics that are relevant to young people and exploitation and it’s already got viewers around the country talking about the issues involved.

CSE and Sexual Consent Storylines in the Soaps

The better the public understands child sexual exploitation and the issues that surround it, the easier it is for organisations, teachers, parents and young people to spot the warnings signs and stay safe. Though stories in the news are good for raising awareness, one of the best ways to inform and educate people about CSE is to create relevant storylines in the soaps. Millions of people watch soaps every day, with everyone from teenagers to grandparents tuning into their favourite show.