21 August 2018
Children looked after by local authorities are facing a “silent crisis”, new research by the Social Market Foundation thinktank indicates.
22 April 2018
Sammy Woodhouse was key to exposing a child sexual exploitation scandal in Rotherham – and the failures of the police and other authorities to act on abuse.
31 March 2018
Around 200 people joined a racist march in Telford on Friday.
12 September 2017
A new report says senior officials at Rotherham council knew of problems with child sexual exploitation—but none should be charged over failures.
06 September 2017
A group of men that abused girls and young women in Newcastle did not target victims because of their race, a judge has said.
11 August 2017
A survivor of child sexual exploitation has spoken out against the use of a convicted child rapist as a police informant in the Newcastle abuse case.
10 August 2017
Sexual abuse and sexist attitudes aren’t the preserve of Asian men. They are at the heart of capitalist society. And this explains police failings.
04 July 2017
The failings that left children in care open to abuse in Jersey went right to the top of the political system, an inquiry has found. It added that children there “may still be at risk”.
16 May 2017
Socialist Worker readers should watch BBC drama Three Girls, which airs this week.
04 April 2017
A survivor of the child sexual exploitation scandal in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, is demanding the government does more to help victims.
24 January 2017
Children suffered decades of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in homes run by the state, charities and churches in Northern Ireland, an inquiry found last week.
29 November 2016
The cops’ pet watchdog has received “complaints”—including potential “high level corruption”—regarding police handling of child sexual abuse cases.
19 October 2016
Eight men have been found guilty of 19 charges relating to sexual abuse of three girls – over a decade after one reported the abuse to police.
27 September 2016
Police apologised in 2003 for questioning a man accused of repeatedly raping a 13 year old girl, a court has heard. Sageer Hussain is one of eight men on trial for child sexual exploitation offences at Sheffield Crown Court.
20 September 2016
A court has been told that police took no action on rape allegations and lost evidence, reports Sadie Robinson
09 August 2016
One in 14 adults in England and Wales suffered sexual abuse when they were children, according to figures released last week.
01 August 2016
What attitude should socialists take towards a scheme that the Supreme Court says breaches human rights?
19 July 2016
Hundreds of girls were drugged and abused at a private children’s home in Kent throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
05 July 2016
The link between poverty and vulnerability is well known. There is a risk of children suffering harm ranging from emotional abuse to physical or sexual abuse.
30 March 2016
Jayne Senior spoke to Sadie Robinson about her new book which exposes how the authories in Rotherheam held back the truth of an abuse scandal