The sexualisation of young people – information pack for parents and professionals

Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson

Linda Thompson is the National Development Officer – commercial sexual exploitation, at the Women’s Support Project. Linda is originally from Northern Ireland where she worked in the community and statutory sectors. as a health promotion and personal development peer educator working across Belfast before co-ordinating transnational projects using innovative approaches with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. She then managed multidisciplinary teams in an award winning sexual health and relationship project and also sat on the Board of sexual health, youth employment and support projects. In Scotland Linda has been involved in HIV health promotion programmes with gay and bisexual men, developing new approaches to education, campaigning and support work. In her current post, she focuses on sexual exploitation and gender inequality through public education, capacity building and strategic work. She is mother to 2 fantastic girls who keep her busy and in her spare time volunteers in her community with groups supporting parents and children.

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