Tony’s Law: Plans for tougher child abuse sentences confirmed – BBC News

‘Child abusers in England and Wales could face life in jail under tougher sentencing plans unveiled by ministers.’

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BBC News, 30th November 2021

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Tougher penalties for child cruelty through ‘Tony’s Law’ – Ministry of Justice

Posted November 30th, 2021 in bills, child abuse, child cruelty, news, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘Child abusers will face more time behind bars after the Government confirmed plans to increase the maximum penalties for a range of cruelty offences.’

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Ministry of Justice, 30th November 2021

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Judges publishing porn – Transparency Project

‘On 24 November 2021, approximately 3 years after the publication of detailed anonymisation guidance warning against the publication of overly graphic sexual content in judgments, and almost a month after publication of the Transparency Review, which echoes the same issue and indicates the need for an Anonymisation Unit – a family court judge has published a judgment which is, basically, pornographic in content.’

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Transparency Project, 24th November 2021

Source: www.transparencyproject.org.uk

Police must do more to help child sexual abuse survivors, says Rotherham report – The Guardian

‘Police must do more to support and listen to survivors of child sexual abuse, according to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), following a major investigation into South Yorkshire police’s response to allegations made in Rotherham.’

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The Guardian, 23rd November 2021

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Babysitter Robin James Elms jailed for sexually abusing children – BBC News

‘A man who babysat in private homes has been jailed for sexually abusing children aged between two and 14.’

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BBC News, 15th November 2021

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Rotherham CSE cases to be reviewed to improve victim support – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2021 in child abuse, children, news, police, sexual grooming, sexual offences, victims by sally

‘Child abuse and grooming cases where victims did not engage with police are to be reviewed to improve support for those affected in future.’

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BBC News, 9th November 2021

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‘Failure to remove’ claims in the High Court – Local Government Lawyer

‘Paul Stagg looks at the lessons from an important High Court ruling on ‘failure to remove’ claims.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 8th November 2021

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David Fuller: Man admits 1987 murders and abusing corpses – The Independent

“A hospital worker has admitted murdering two women in 1987, and sexually abusing at least 100 female corpses, including children.

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BBC News, 5th November 2021

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Lancashire father injected toddlers with heroin, review finds – BBC News

Posted November 4th, 2021 in child abuse, child neglect, drug abuse, news, social services by sally

‘Two toddlers were injected with heroin by their father to help them sleep, a review into their care has heard.’

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BBC News, 3rd November 2021

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Sidney Cooke: Notorious paedophile denied parole for 10th time – BBC News

Posted October 29th, 2021 in child abuse, children, early release, homicide, news, parole, sexual offences by tracey

‘One of Britain’s most notorious child sex offenders has been refused parole for the 10th time. Sidney Cooke, now 94, was jailed for life with a minimum five-year term in 1999 for the abuse of two brothers.’

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BBC News, 28th October 2021

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Abuse survivor fights for justice after 70 years – BBC News

Posted October 28th, 2021 in care homes, child abuse, children, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘A woman who was sexually abused in a children’s home in the 1950s has called for an inquiry and an apology.’

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BBC News, 28th October 2021

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Janner child abuse claims: police guilty of failing to investigate, report finds – The Guardian

Leicestershire police were guilty of multiple serious and inexcusable failures to properly investigate allegations of child sexual abuse against the late Labour peer Greville Janner, according to a damning report.’

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The Guardian, 19th October 2021

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Luton paedophile Carson Grimes jailed for life – BBC News

Posted October 14th, 2021 in child abuse, news, rape, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘A man who groomed and sexually abused vulnerable children over two decades has been jailed for at least 22 years.’

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BBC News, 13th October 2021

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Tinder and Instagram predator jailed for rape and sexual assault – BBC News

Posted October 12th, 2021 in assault, child abuse, internet, news, rape, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘A man who raped and sexually exploited young women and teenage girls he met online has been jailed for seven years.’

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BBC News, 11th October 2021

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Should sex offenders’ voices ever be heard? – BBC News

‘A police force has released audio clips from child sex offenders in the hope they will help prevent others from escalating into criminal behaviours. The move has provoked a split reaction, with a charity arguing that if it helps even one person, it is beneficial. However, a survivor of child sex abuse said they were upset that abusers had been given a platform by Avon and Somerset Police.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2021

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TikTok and Twitch face fines under new Ofcom rules – BBC News

‘Ofcom has laid out the measures it will require video-sharing platforms to take to better protect users.’

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BBC News, 6th October 2021

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Charlie Webster: Coaches’ suspected child abuse must be reported – Daily Telegraph

‘The Government is under mounting pressure to introduce mandatory reporting of suspected child sexual abuse after the broadcaster Charlie Webster was contacted by thousands of people within a week of her documentary into athletics.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd October 2021

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Ex-Rochdale footballer jailed for 24 years for child rapes – BBC News

‘A footballer has been jailed for 24 years for “gruesome” sex attacks on six victims as young as seven.’

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BBC News, 27th September 2021

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Bernadette Walker: Man jailed for life for murdering girl who called him her father – The Independent

‘A man who murdered the teenage girl who called him her father has been sentenced to life in prison and must serve 32 years before he can be considered for release.’

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The Independent. 11th September 2021

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Sexual abuse in School – Adopting a zero-tolerance approach – 3 Hare Court

‘In April this year, thousands of anonymous reports were shared by students on Everyone’s Invited, a website which encourages young survivors of sexual abuse to share their stories. After these reports were received, Everyone’s Invited decided to name the schools implicated in these accounts. Of the 2,962 schools identified, 2,556 are secondary schools and 406 primary schools and 119 universities. To date, in excess of 51,000 testimonies have been shared on the site.’

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3 Hare Court, 1st September 2021

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