MP Sarah Champion: More Government cash needed to support Rotherham abuse survivors

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HUNDREDS of child sex abuse cases could be held back if fresh funding is not found to help victims and survivors, campaigning MP Sarah Champion has warned. The National Crime Agency revealed last week that the number of children groomed … Continue reading

MP Sarah Champion to launch online child protection resource for parents and professionals today

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MP SARAH Champion will today (Tuesday) officially launch a new website which aims to be a one-stop site for support on how to talk to children about healthy relationships and online safety. The Dare2Care website contains information on relationship education, … Continue reading

Sarah Champion – We must take child abuse out of the shadows to prevent it

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In this country of late, we seem to be somewhat more at ease talking about (or at least recognising the existence of) child abuse. I put this seismic shift down to the revelations concerning the horrific and prolific abuse inflicted … Continue reading

Operation Sanctuary: Police blamed girls for being abused by Newcastle sex gangs

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Operation Sanctuary: Police blamed girls for being abused by Newcastle sex gangs Hundreds of girls and young women victims of sex grooming gangs were blamed for their own abuse by the authorities who failed to tackle the problem, a report … Continue reading

Police appeared to punish victims of Newcastle grooming gangs, review finds

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Operation Sanctuary review finds adult abuse ‘extensive’ Vulnerable women are most likely being “extensively” abused across the UK and ministers need to urgently review sex exploitation laws, a report says. David Spicer led a review in the wake of Operation … Continue reading

Saira Khan: “I still feel like I am bringing shame on my family but it might stop just one other girl from being abused”

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Saira Khan: “I still feel like I am bringing shame on my family but it might stop just one other girl from being abused” Sammy Woodhouse – who was groomed by a man when she was 14 – former Rochdale … Continue reading

Sexual offences against children reported to police reaches a record high

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The number of sexual offences against children reported to the police has reached a record high, a leading charity has warned. Police forces in the UK recorded 64,667 sexual offences against victims aged under 18 in 2016/17, according to figures … Continue reading