UK child abuse inquiry

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Child deaths by assault: will appalling brutality spur on reviews to fix a failing system?
Public policy faces crucial challenge in wake of cases of torture, neglect and killings of defenceless children in Britain

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

21, Apr, 2022 @7:46 PM

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Schools too often reluctant to report child sexual abuse, inquiry finds
Sometimes school’s reputation took priority, says IICSA report on residential schools in England and Wales

Sally Weale Education correspondent

01, Mar, 2022 @2:59 PM

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Child sexual exploitation victims tell of abuse followed by blame
Report into abuse in England and Wales details how authorities dismissed horrific cases of sexual violence

Jessica Murray

01, Feb, 2022 @6:35 PM

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Child sexual exploitation is downplayed to avoid bad publicity, report says
Inquiry into abuse in England and Wales points to ‘extensive failures’ in way exploitation by criminal gangs is tackled

Jessica Murray and Jamie Grierson

01, Feb, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Police must do more to help child sexual abuse survivors, says Rotherham report
IOPC says some systemic problems identified in 91 separate investigations still exist

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

23, Nov, 2021 @11:44 AM

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Janner child abuse claims: police guilty of failing to investigate, report finds
Independent inquiry into child sexual abuse criticises ‘culture of disbelief’ at Leicestershire police in 2002

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

19, Oct, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Greville Janner: background to Labour peer child abuse case
Questions and answers on failed UK police inquiry into claims from 1960s

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

19, Oct, 2021 @3:02 PM

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Millions of children in religious groups in England and Wales vulnerable to abuse
IICSA report finds victim blaming, abuse of power and mistrust of authority to be commonplace

Harriet Sherwood

02, Sep, 2021 @3:50 PM

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When moral pieties get in the way of doing the right thing, children suffer | Sonia Sodha
The 1980s child abuse scandal reminds us that now, as then, being ‘on the side of the angels’ has to be backed with action

Sonia Sodha

01, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Hundreds of children abused while in care of Lambeth council, inquiry finds
Inquiry into child sexual abuse says abuse occurred over several decades on a scale ‘hard to comprehend’

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Jul, 2021 @4:41 PM

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‘Like hell’: what former Lambeth children’s home residents told abuse inquiry
The report into sexual abuse in London council’s children’s homes heard from many who experienced it

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Jul, 2021 @3:55 PM

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‘Our silence permits perpetrators to continue’: one woman’s fight to expose a father’s abuse
At 81, after years of suffering, Clare Devlin has joined the campaign to stop sex crime against children by revealing her own ordeal at the hands of her celebrated judge parent

Beatrix Campbell

25, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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