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Paedophiles blackmail thousands of UK teens into online sex acts

Paedophiles blackmail thousands of UK teens into online sex acts | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
Thousands of British children have been targeted by internet blackmailers, with many forced to use webcams to film themselves performing sex acts or self-mutilation because they fear having their naked pictures sent to their families, child...

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Paedophiles blackmail thousands of UK teens into online sex acts 

Fast-growing trend combines extortion, cyber-bullying and sex abuse, which in some cases has lead to suicide attempts by the victims, experts warn

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How young entrepreneurs can build business: We meet ExpoCart founders

How young entrepreneurs can build business: We meet ExpoCart founders | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

Jasmine Eilfield and Ryan Farquson met at the enterprise academy run by Dragon Den's Peter Jones. The duo have since created a marketplace for events and tell us how they did it.

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Report says child sexual exploitation 'normal in parts of Greater Manchester'

Report says child sexual exploitation 'normal in parts of Greater Manchester' | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
Study by Ann Coffey MP calls for recognition of ‘real and ongoing problem’ of abuse as a priority public health issue
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Why Teens Are Innovators Of A New Public Form Of Privacy

Why Teens Are Innovators Of A New Public Form Of Privacy | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
It may seem like teens are always over-sharing without a thought. But in a world where opting out of online culture is hardly an option, many take a...
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Research - The Prince's Trust

Research - The Prince's Trust | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
Understanding the views of young people, and learning from them, is essential to The Prince's Trust - since 2001 we've published several ground-breaking studies.

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Teens In The UK Say Facebook Is Dead

Teens In The UK Say Facebook Is Dead | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
UK teens are flocking the social network and heading elsewhere. ... This year marked the start of teenagers adopting other social networks instead of Facebook as their parents signed up for Zuckerberg's site in droves.
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Lee's on board to help local teens

Lee's on board to help local teens | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it


19 year old Lee is giving back to his community with a six month placement supporting...

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Half of today's babies will see their parents split up by the time their 15 says...

Half of today's babies will see their parents split up by the time their 15 says... | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
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Teenager Malala, Congo's Mukwege Top Nobel Peace Contenders

Teenager Malala, Congo's Mukwege Top Nobel Peace Contenders | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

She now lives in the U.K. and has gained global recognition for devoting her life to the struggle against illiteracy, poverty and terrorism.

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Teenager with British passport banned from playing football in England!

Teenager with British passport banned from playing football in England! | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

Because he had ...

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Teen Suicide

Information for Parents about Teen Suicide. Statistics, Warning Signs, and Action steps.

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This Is How UK Students Actually Use Their Smartphones

This Is How UK Students Actually Use Their Smartphones | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

We are all used to seeing students walking along with their heads down, noses pointed towards their smartphone.. but what ...


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Slimmer teen has reasons to be cheerful -

Slimmer teen has reasons to be cheerful - | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

A LLANELLI teen has plenty to celebrate after reaching the finals of a UK wide youth slimming competition.

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Children aged 13 having weight loss surgery in UK obesity crisis

Children aged 13 having weight loss surgery in UK obesity crisis | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
Figures show obesity in children has soared in the last decade, with children as young as 13 undergoing weight loss surgery. It comes as the Government expected to announce Childhood Obesity Strategy
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English children among the unhappiest in the world at school due to bullying

English children among the unhappiest in the world at school due to bullying | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

Violence and poor relationships with teachers puts English children 14th out of 15 countries surveyed for happiness at school as charity calls for action


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Clean-living teens shun fags, booze and drugs

Clean-living teens shun fags, booze and drugs | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
British teenagers are smoking, drinking and taking drugs less than ever before, according to new figures.

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Coach throws troubled teenagers a lifeline

Coach throws troubled teenagers a lifeline | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
Personal confidence and self-esteem coach Carol Simeone tells Bizcrowd how she draws on her personal experiences to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds escape the poverty trap mentality.
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Prime Minister swiftly rejects top health expert's call to lower age of consent...

Prime Minister swiftly rejects top health expert's call to lower age of consent... | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
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Bubbly student Paige reveals why being one of the country's smallest teens is ...

Bubbly student Paige reveals why being one of the country's smallest teens is ... | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
Bubbly student Paige reveals why being one of the country's smallest teens is ...
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10 Assumptions We Make about Teens and Media

10 Assumptions We Make about Teens and Media | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
The facts about teens media use behaviors

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Why do so many children self-harm?

Why do so many children self-harm? | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

When I self-harmed as a teenager, I used ...

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casey watson's curator insight, August 10, 2014 1:42 PM

Such a very emotive subject and sadly, too many youngsters in care are already self harming. Tragic. 

 

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Soaring numbers of teenage girls are self-harming due to 'unprecedented toxic ...

Soaring numbers of teenage girls are self-harming due to 'unprecedented toxic ... | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, October 3, 2013 2:30 PM

Professionals I work with have speculated that these problems are getting worse.  This provides some data that supports that view of this trend.  Very helpful. -Lon

Betty Skeet's curator insight, October 4, 2013 8:53 PM

Becoming aware of our children's mental  state is a first step in doing something about it.

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Teens And Poverty

Teens And Poverty | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it
Follow Me For The Latest News Current Affairs And Inspiring Teens Tackling Poverty


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Teenage volunteers show true grit at the National Citizen Service

Teenage volunteers show true grit at the National Citizen Service | Teenagers UK | Scoop.it

Creating the garden was the final-week project for the 15 teenagers in this NCS team, who worked with the ...

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