Child Sex Abuse

Arrest After Child Sex Abuse Victim Is Pictured In Bid To Save Her From 'Dark Web' Molester

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after police took the unusual step of identifying a child sex abuse victim being molested on the notorious ‘dark...

Vigilante Paedophile Hunters Are Not The Answer - Instead We Need More Properly Trained Digital Detectives

Jim Gamble | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK
Jim Gamble

We sometimes see the very best of people in the worst of times and communities across the UK are filled with good, in fact great, decent people. People who care enough to make a difference. Now is the time to call up that citizen's army; vet, train and equip them to support the police. It is time to turn the tables. If every force recruited only 25 volunteers we could launch a credible counter offensive with over a 1,000 Special Constables operating undercover as digital detectives.  Such reinforcements would have the potential to make a real impact by delivering a real deterrent.

Abuse Doesn't Have To Be An Unhappy Ending

John Stewart | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK
John Stewart

I'm not from a broken family, my parents will soon celebrate 60 years of marriage and my abuse remains a firm family secret. In the years since first speaking up I've had good times and bad times but abuse never leaves you and is always just around the corner.

Parents Are Victims Of Child Abuse Too

Ruth Phypers | Posted 12.03.2017 | UK
Ruth Phypers

For a terrified child in the '70s there was nowhere to go and no one to tell. 40 years later, in a society only just about ready to hear the truth, you feel almost responsible for breaking your ageing parents' hearts. And so, another lesson learned. Parents are victims too.

350 Victims Report Child Sex Abuse In Football Clubs

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK

Around 350 victims have come forward to report child sexual abuse within football clubs, the National Police Chiefs’ Council said. Eight police forc...

Ex-Coach Barry Bennell In Hospital Amid Investigation Into Youth Football Sex Abuse Claims

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK

The ex-youth football coach at the centre of a sex abuse scandal has been taken to hospital after being found unconscious, in what police called a “...

Out Of The Gas Light And Into The Light

Ruth Phypers | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK
Ruth Phypers

It wasn't until I recently gave evidence at the trial of a paedophile, my schoolteacher, that I realised the devastating impact of 'gas lighting' and ...

The Waugh Zone October 21, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday, October 21… 1) BRUSSELS OUTS This is Theresa May’s first ever EU summit as British PM. But it...

Theresa May Tackled At PMQs For 'Failing' To Intervene In Child Abuse Inquiry Strife

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Politics

Lisa Nandy has demanded to know when Theresa May discovered there were “serious problems” with the ongoing inquiry into child abuse. The former Sh...

The Waugh Zone October 18, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday, October 18… 1) A CABINET TO VYE FOR Jeremy Hunt was admirably candid on Today yesterday when he...

Amber Rudd Denies Misleading MPs Over Why Child Sex Abuse Inquiry Chair Quit

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Politics

Amber Rudd has denied misleading MPs over the reasons the chair of a child sex abuse inquiry resigned. The Home Secretary said it would have been “i...

'Categorical Disaster' As Another Key Figure Quits Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK

The national probe into child sex abuse will not work in its current form, a key group representing victims and survivors has warned. The Inquiry i...

Child Sex Abuse Inquiry In Chaos After Lawyer Learns Of His Suspension By Internet

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK

The national probe into child sex abuse has been plunged into fresh controversy after its most senior lawyer said he learned of his suspension from th...

NSPCC Releases Dinosaur Cartoon To Help Parents Talk To Kids About Sexual Abuse

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Parents

The NSPCC has launched a dinosaur cartoon to help parents talk to children about sexual abuse. The Pantosaurus animation, created by Bristol-based com...

Same Page - Entirely Different Story

Mary Rose Brady | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Rose Brady

How can we accept a society that does not provide the support needed when traumatised children have been brave enough to come forward - as we encourage them to do. Surely it is our moral duty to offer a safety net of support and recovery services at the other side.

We Must Also Remember Male Victims of Sexual Abuse

Penny Parks | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK
Penny Parks

Attitudes to male abuse have progressed since I published my book in 1990, but there is still some way to go to encourage men to report abuse and/or seek support to recover from the effects of that abuse. Campaigns like this will undoubtedly help.

Why Do the Media Ignore Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse?

Tom Leavesley | Posted 26.11.2016 | UK
Tom Leavesley

We need more male survivors of childhood sexual abuse to come forward and we need the media to report their stories. Boys and young men need role models too, so it is time to ask the question, why do the media ignore male survivors?

Jonathan King 'Arrested On Suspicion Of Historical Child Sex Offences'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

Former music mogul Jonathan King is understood to have been arrested on suspicion of historical child sex offences. The 70-year-old is believed to ...

Defenders of Ted Heath Beware: You and I Know Nothing

Brogan Morris | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK Politics
Brogan Morris

I can't claim to have any conclusive answers about Ted Heath, but I - as everyone should - respect those alleged victims enough not to dismiss their claims on a hunch.

Kids Company Founder Says Her Sex Abuse Claims Are 'Already Unfolding'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK

Camila Batmanghelidjh has said she doesn't need to provide evidence of her claims the government suppressed child sex abuse allegations against senior...

Barrister In Brothel Keeper Case Reveals The Real Reason Why It Was Dropped

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

The barrister who dropped the criminal case against the brothel keeper at the centre of the alleged Sir Edward Heath child abuse cover up has insisted...

Watch Ted Heath's Tory Whip Talk About Covering Up 'Scandals Involving Small Boys'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

Footage showing a senior whip in Sir Edward Heath's government boasting that he could cover up “scandals involving small boys” has resurfaced, shi...

Tom Watson Calls For New Police Paedophile Unit And Justice For Survivors

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Politics

Labour MP Tom Watson has called for a radical overhaul of the way police handle child abuse cases after fresh allegations emerged against former Prime...

MI5 Stifled Claims Thatcher Government MP Had 'Penchant For Small Boys'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Politics

MI5 warned the Thatcher government that allegations an MP had a "penchant for small boys" risked causing it political embarrassment, newly unearthed f...

The Sex Abuse Reports That Provide Even More Damning Proof Of Authorities Failure To Act

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

Authorities in Rotherham were warned about child sexual exploitation in 2003 - and given a list of the suspected main offenders - and told three years...