Sex abuse victims ‘failed’ by criminal payout scheme

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The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority is to be investigated over concerns it is failing child sex abuse victims, the Victims’ Commissioner has told 5 live Investigates. Hundreds of people have been refused payouts since 2012, charities claim, many because they … Continue reading

Government ‘denying sexually abused children compensation’

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Government ‘denying sexually abused children compensation’ Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority refused payments to almost 700 children on grounds they gave consent, say charities Sexually abused children as young as 12 are being denied compensation by a government agency on the … Continue reading