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It's not okay - Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation is NEVER okay. For support, or if you’re concerned that a child has been sexually abused, please contact the NSPCC 24 hour helpline Tel: 0808 800 5000 or email: If a child is at immediate risk of harm call 999.