UK child abuse inquiry

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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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Child victims of sexual abuse ‘often accused of lying to police’
Officers also mismanaged cases in a way that could lead to reprisals for victims, survivors tell England and Wales inquiry

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

24, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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An opportunity for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse to finally be heard | Letter
Letter: Members of the victims and survivors consultative panel of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse urge people to speak to the Truth Project before a deadline at the end of July


17, Jun, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Child sexual abuse in schools often an open secret, says inquiry
Abusers often have reputations and 42% of those abused knew of other victims, report finds

Haroon Siddique

17, Dec, 2020 @5:22 PM

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Most child sexual abuse gangs made up of white men, Home Office report says
Study of England, Scotland and Wales dispels myth of ‘Asian grooming gangs’ popularised by far right

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

15, Dec, 2020 @3:46 PM

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