BBC – Sexual abuse of disabled adults revealed

Sexual abuse of disabled adults revealed

Thousands of disabled adults across England have been sexually abused, figures obtained by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme suggest.

There were 4,748 reports of sexual abuse against adults with disabilities over the past two years, information from 106 councils in England found.

The NSPCC said the cases were “the visible peak” of a much larger problem.

The Local Government Association said councils “work hard to ensure support is available”.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32693998

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Thousands of disabled adults across England have been sexually abused, figures obtained by the Victoria Derbyshire programme suggest.

There were 4,748 reports of sexual abuse against adults with disabilities over the past two years, a Freedom of Information request from 106 councils in England found.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32735896

1 thought on “BBC – Sexual abuse of disabled adults revealed

  1. The direction of this subject indicates that every opportunity to exploit every vulnerable person for every possible reason is both endemic and systemic to our broken society.

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