Project information

Exposed Porn

To educate young men on the risks and negative impact of accessing pornography on mobile phones and the internet and also their own personal safety on the internet in respect of grooming for sexual exploitation.

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  • Need

    Need

    To address the need for support for young men in Walsall who knowingly or otherwise are putting themselves at risk.

    Solution

    Exposed Porn will engage on a 1:1 basis and in small groups with specific identified young men. We will build trusting relationships and encourage disclosure of abuse.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Educate on the risks and negative impact of accessing pornography on mobile phones

    Activities

    » 1:1 support & workshops in creating media story boards to encourage disclosure

    Success will be...awareness raised and changes in behaviour, understanding of the risk


    Aim 2

    personal safety on the internet in respect of grooming for sexual exploitation

    Activities

    » 1:1 support & workshops, raising awareness

    Success will be...awareness raised and changes in behaviour


  • Impact

    Impact

    improved self-esteem, confidence & participation
    awareness raised and understanding gained in sexual exploitation
    case studies & outcomes bench marked

    Risk

    young people not meeting with workers - other agencies contacted

    Reporting

    monthly reports & stats compiled to evidence progress
    case studies written up with distance travelled

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £65,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £55,000 support costs 1:1 support and workshops
      £10,000 overheads supervision, premises, overheads

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Children in Need £26,600 Guaranteed
    Grantham Yorke £4,500 Guaranteed
  • Background

    Location

    Walsall has a large proportion of areas of deprevation.
    Many local agencies work together to support the same vulnerable client groups.

    Beneficiaries

    young men at risk of, or involved with pornography.
    young men at risk of sexual exploitation

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Street Teams carried out research across Walsall to establish a need and found a gap in service provision. Originally modelled on existing work with girls at risk of sexual exploitation the project was molded to suit young men.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Project Manager

    Developed programme, researched and implemented. Works effectively with young men to draw their stories and encourage disclosure.