Sex Abuse Rotherham

Anti-Muslim Hate Crime Soars In The Capital

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

Muslim hate crime in London has shot up by almost 65% in twelve months, with spikes in violence linked not to Islamic State beheadings, but to inciden...

Trial By Media in Rotherham

Paul Blanchard | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

The press has a role to play in scandals of this type. We need them to highlight this kind of horror and help us try to understand how such sickening events can continue for so very long unhindered. But we need them to do it responsibly. Deciding that one person is to blame for a situation which has been going on for decades - and is probably going on in other areas of the country too - does them no credit.

Let's Not Make Child Grooming about Ethnicity, But We Can Talk About Race If You'd Like

Assed Baig | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK
Assed Baig

The fundamental problem is that by making this issue about Asians, Pakistanis or Muslims, the discussion is taken away from the actual victims. It also ignores or marginalises the non-white victims of these predatory criminals.

Sexual Grooming - An Issue of Race, Institutional Failures or Societal Values?

Dilly Hussain | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK
Dilly Hussain

I reject the racial link between the criminal's and their victims, in this case being mainly Pakistani men sexually abusing white girls. The role of race has no relevance to this act of sexual deviancy, just like it has no relevance with the prolific child sex abuse cases involving Jimmy Saville, Rolf Harris, Roman Catholic priests and the British political establishment.

Today the UK's Forgotten Victims, Tomorrow Its Next Child Protection Scandal?

Ella Cockbain | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK
Ella Cockbain

As debate rages on about how best to avoid 'another Rotherham', I know I'm not alone in wishing some attention would also be paid to how best to protect boys from sexual exploitation.

Is The Issue Of Race Being Ignored When It Comes To Child Abuse?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

A report detailing the extent of child sexual exploitation in England is under fire for playing down the race of offenders. The Office of Children'...

Men Chose Young Girls To Abuse From 'Menu'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

Thousands of children are sexually exploited each year by gangs and groups in England, a new report said today. With names changed, the report deta...

'I Thought I Was The Only One In The World'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

Thousands of children each year are being sexually exploited by gangs in England "who humiliate, violate and control them", according to an interim re...