Until we can assess the level of risk each paedophile caught with child abuse images poses, and find proven ways of preventing paedophiles from accessing child abuse images and assaulting children in the real world, we should think twice before removing what is currently the only barrier we have to protect children from unthinkable harm.
Every paedophile was once somebody's little child, a member of somebody's family. To imagine that they are somehow distinct from us, that they are 'those monsters over there' is a fairy-story we can no longer afford to believe.
157 child abusers were told they no longer had to register with the authorities
Three convicted paedophiles who committed incest with children under 13, and 27 people who raped boys and girls under the
There is a paradox in the way that we currently deal with sex offenders; a contradiction that is putting innocent people in harm's way, and stopping us from preventing these horrible crimes from happening.
In order to stop this perpetual cycle of abuse... we need to make it easier and more acceptable for people with paedophile tendencies to get treatment. More research also needs to be carried out to help identify the 30% of children who have been abused and who are at risk of growing up to become abusers themselves.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans will not be permitted to continue his footballing career overseas with a Maltese side, after
Footballer Ched Evans' family have described the disgraced striker as a "role model" in a post on their website, as the convicted
Google sent a tip-off to child protection officials after spotting images of child abuse on the Gmail account of a convicted
A major sex crime crackdown has led to the arrest of 660 suspected paedophiles across Britain, the National Crime Agency