Rotherham child sex abuse survivors nominate support team for national award

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Child sex abuse survivors from Rotherham nominated a multi-agency team for a national award for supporting them through their court cases. Sammy Woodhouse and Emma Jackson put forward a multi-agency team, made up of organisations including Rotherham Council, South Yorkshire … Continue reading

Child abuse survivor: “Every taxi in the country should have CCTV”

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CHILD sex abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse hopes to get every taxi in the country fitted with CCTV. Sammy, who was groomed as a teenager by abuse gang ringleader Arshid Hussain, was part of the Rotherham Steering Group which successfully fought … Continue reading

Grooming gangs ‘are abusing girls across the country’, victims and investigators warn

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Call for action comes as Bradford records 62 per cent rise in the number of referrals to its specialist child sexual exploitation service Grooming gangs across the country are repeating the horrific abuse exposed in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and most recently Newcastle, victims and … Continue reading

Rotherham sex abuse survivor told she “consented” to abuse

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FURIOUS sex abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse has called for a meeting with justice secretary David Lidington after her claim for compensation was turned down — on the grounds she consented to her abuse. Sammy, who was groomed and raped as … Continue reading

Ex-footballer’s campaign backed by Rotherham CSE survivor Sammy

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A CSE survivor has backed a former footballer’s new colour-coded campaign to raise awareness and get people talking. Sammy Woodhouse is supporting Purple Friday on September 15, an idea by ex-Preston North End reserve player David Lean. David’s public disclosure … Continue reading

Abused children ‘refused compensation’ over consent

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A woman sexually abused as a child by a grooming gang leader was told by a government body she “consented” to it. Sammy Woodhouse was initially denied compensation by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) which said she was not … Continue reading

Rotherham child sex abuse reports branded ‘waste of time and money’

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A survivor of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham has branded six reports into the scandal as a ‘waste of time and a waste of money’. Sammy Woodhouse, who has waived her right to anonymity, spoke out after six reviews into … Continue reading

Rotherham sex abuse survivor: “Victims should be pardoned for crimes”

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A SURVIVOR has stepped up her campaign for CSE victims to be pardoned for crimes committed under the grasp of groomers. Sammy Woodhouse has written to home secretary Amber Rudd to request a face-to-face meeting over her Sammy’s Law proposal. … Continue reading