The importance of survivors voices and thinking about ‘dual roles’ (survivors who are professionals) https://youtu.be/V5TRfZNIKmk The book Not My Shame is available here. Inspired by our participation with the Write to End Violence Against Women awards organised by Zero Tolerance, we are now collecting examples of good journalism about domestic and sexual violence and abuse to make it […]
How can we use investigations into Jimmy Savile and grooming gangs as a catalyst for change? Please watch The book Not My Shame is available here.
We are very pleased to see that Associated Press now recommends that writers not use the word ‘prostitute’ to refer to children or teenagers who are forced into sexual exploitation following successful campaigning by the Human Rights Project for Girls (@Rights4Girls). There is no such thing as a ‘child prostitute’, ‘teenage prostitute’ or ‘underage sex worker’. […]
This week, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary published a report into child protection called In Harm’s Way: The Role of Police in Keeping Children Safe. No one who actually works in child protection or is involved in child safe-guarding will be surprised by the findings of this report. The HMIC “examined 576 case involving children, from across […]
Today, the Daily Mirror published an article with a title claiming a child “slept with” 60 men whilst passed around a paedophile group. These are the actual charges: Vikram Singh, 45, Harmohan Nangpal, 41, Asif Hussain, 33, Arshad Jani, 33, Mohammed Imran, 38, Faisal Iqbal, 32, Taimoor Khan, 28, Akbari Khan, 36, Jerome Joe, 35, Sajad […]
CEOP Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) is part of the UK National Crime Agency. It’s mission statement involves the following works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. We protect children from […]