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
22 March 2016
The father of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence has demanded that Lord Justice Pitchford must conduct an “open and transparent inquiry” into undercover police.
15 March 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) was accused of letting down victims of child sexual exploitation last week.
25 February 2016
After guilty verdicts in the Rotherham abuse trial, David Greenwood, the solicitor representing 65 survivors of abuse in Rotherham speaks to Socialist Worker
24 February 2016
04 February 2016
A defendant in the Rotherham child sexual abuse trial was a police cadet when the alleged offences took place, Sheffield Crown Court has heard.
26 January 2016
Police have never interviewed the key defendant in a child sexual abuse trial, a court heard last week.
12 January 2016
A court hearing evidence of alleged child sexual exploitation offences has heard that a corrupt police officer helped an abuser avoid arrest.
08 January 2016
A child sexual exploitation trial has heard that police passed information to abusers in South Yorkshire.
05 January 2016
A corrupt police officer had sex with young girls and gave drugs to a man accused of abusing children, a court heard last month.
15 December 2015
David Cameron has said the Tories will take “failing” children’s services out of the control of local authorities. They could be handed to “teams of experts”.