Abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse in line for national anti-violence award

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CHILD abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse said she was “chuffed” to be nominated for an award that recognises women who work against male violence. Sammy (pictured) – now a child sexual exploitation campaigner – is one of nine women on the … Continue reading

Sammy Woodhouse reaches German public broadcaster

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From DW News: Sammy Woodhouse is one of some 1400 people in Rotherham, UK, who were raped as children. For 16 years, a network of men – most of Pakistani origin – abused underage girls. But authorities repeatedly ignored warning … Continue reading

Survivor welcomes plans to introduce CCTV in taxis across the UK

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CAMPAIGNER Sammy Woodhouse has welcomed Government recommendations to install audio recording and CCTV equipment in all taxis across the country. Sammy said it was a “good step forward” and would keep passengers and drivers safer. MP Sarah Champion has also … Continue reading

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

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