Reassurance for child sex crime victims as crime commissioner offers direct intervention if police fail to act

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Child sexual abuse victims who believe the police response has been inadequate in South Yorkshire have been told to take their concerns directly to the county’s police and crime commissioner after it emerged an investigation has been launched into an … Continue reading

Allegations of child sexual abuse in Rotherham: Wanless and Whittam QC review

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Independent report Allegations of child sexual abuse in Rotherham: Wanless and Whittam QC review An independent review into information passed to the Home Office in connection with allegations of child sexual abuse in Rotherham (1998-2005). Read on… https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/allegations-of-child-sexual-abuse-in-rotherham-wanless-and-whittam-qc-review

Sammy Woodhouse: How I gave evidence against serial child abuser who made me pregnant at 15

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Sammy Woodhouse fought for years to bring the leader of a child grooming ring to justice. She is now revealing the gruelling experience of giving vital evidence against him in court in her new book. Four-and-a-half-years ago, Sammy Woodhouse set … Continue reading

‘About time’ – Rotherham child abuse survivor’s reaction to probe into former South Yorkshire Police chiefs

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Child abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse has cautiously welcomed South Yorkshire Police’s former senior command team members are to be investigated over claims they failed to prevent widespread child sexual exploitation in Rotherham. Sammy, 32, who was subjected to a decade … Continue reading

Fight against ‘grooming gangs’ backed by just 3% of lawmakers Paltry number ‘willing to speak out against child sexual slavery’ shows ‘moral bankruptcy’

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The United Kingdom has been scorched in recent years with scandals about Muslim gangs grooming children for sexual abuse. It’s developed in Rotherham, Telford and Newcastle, and has become not only a topic of national conservation but of international concern. … Continue reading