Predator befriended child’s family in abuse ordeal – BBC News

‘A “manipulative” and “dangerous” man who repeatedly sexually abused a teenage boy has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 1st December 2022

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Woman groomed and abused in care gets apology after 30 years – The Guardian

‘Leeds city council letter accepting responsibility believed to be the first of its kind.’

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The Guardian, 20th November 2022

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Ex-police officer jailed after arriving to meet ‘15-year-old’ in KFC car park – The Independent

‘An ex-police officer has been jailed after he was caught by an undercover agent arranging to meet a 15-year-old girl at KFC with condoms and lube.’

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The Independent, 18th November 2022

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Online predator jailed for sexually abusing girls as young as 12 – Crown Prosecution Service

‘An online predator who forced young girls to sign a sexual contract with him has been jailed.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 11th November 2022

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Rochdale grooming gang members to be deported to Pakistan – The Guardian

‘Two members of a Rochdale grooming gang are to be deported to Pakistan after losing a seven-year legal fight to remain in Britain.’

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The Guardian, 26th October 2022

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Bullying, misogyny and sexual culture at Royal College of Nursing, inquiry finds – The Guardian

Posted October 11th, 2022 in bullying, inquiries, news, nurses, reports, sexual grooming, trade unions by tracey

‘A damning inquiry into the Royal College of Nursing, the world’s biggest nurses’ union, has exposed bullying, misogyny and a sexual culture where women are at risk of “alcohol and power-related exploitation.”’

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The Guardian, 10th October 2022

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Teacher who ran church holiday club jailed for child sex offences after handing himself in 36 years later – The Independent

‘A former school teacher has been jailed for a string of historical sex offences against young girls after he handed himself into police 36 years later.’

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The Independent, 16th August 2022

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Over 1,000 children in Telford were sexually exploited, inquiry finds – The Guardian

Posted July 13th, 2022 in child abuse, children, gangs, inquiries, news, racism, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘More than a thousand children in Telford were sexually exploited over decades amid the failure of authorities to investigate “emboldened offenders”, an independent inquiry into the scandal has concluded.’

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The Guardian, 12th July 2022

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Warning of ‘tsunami of online child abuse’ as figures show grooming cases rise – The Independent

‘A “tsunami” of online child abuse is taking place in the UK, the NSPCC has said as it published data showing a more than 80% rise in online grooming crimes being recorded by police over the last four years.’

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The Independent, 5th July 2022

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Reports of Calcot abuse prompt calls for reform of children’s social care in UK – The Guardian

‘Ministers are facing calls for urgent reform of the children’s residential care system in the wake of shocking reports of vulnerable youngsters being abused and sexually assaulted at homes run by a private firm making huge profits.’

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The Guardian, 9th June 2022

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Two men convicted after schoolgirl kidnapped, raped and beaten with nunchucks – The Independent

‘Two friends who kidnapped a schoolgirl, beat her with nunchucks and repeatedly raped her have been convicted.’

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The Independent, 17th May 2022

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Paedophile jailed after trying to groom children on social media – The Guardian

‘A paedophile has been jailed for 10 years after using social media to groom children.’

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The Guardian, 10th May 2022

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Met Police officer who arranged to meet ’13-year-old girl’ for sex jailed for five years – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 28th, 2022 in child abuse, internet, news, police, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘A Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism officer has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for arranging to a meet a 13-year-old girl for sex when he was “on duty working from home”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th April 2022

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Children between three and six ‘victims of self-generated child sexual abuse’ – The Guardian

Posted April 26th, 2022 in child abuse, internet, news, sexual grooming by sally

‘Children as young as between three and six years old are becoming the latest victims in a growing trend of self-generated child sexual abuse, a report from an internet safety watchdog has said.’

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The Guardian, 26th April 2022

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Hampshire football coach Alfie Morel jailed for child sex attacks – BBC News

‘A football coach who sexually abused boys after grooming them through online gaming and relentless messages has been jailed for 15 years and 10 months.’

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BBC News, 23rd April 2022

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Rochdale grooming: Abused women receive police damages – BBC News

‘Three women who were groomed, raped and abused by gangs of men in Rochdale have received “substantial” damages and an apology from Greater Manchester Police.’

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BBC News, 12th April 2022

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High Court judge refuses to block trip by vulnerable adult abroad but urges her not to go – Local Government Lawyer

‘A young adult with a lifelong serious mental illness should not be prevented from visiting a man in Brazil suspected of grooming her, but should very carefully consider the wisdom of doing so, a Deputy High Court judge has said.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 7th April 2022

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Teaching assistant who had sex with 14-year-old pupil in supermarket car park is jailed – The Independent

‘A teaching assistant who had sex with a 14-year-old pupil in a supermarket car park has been jailed for six years.’

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The Independent, 10th March 2022

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Fight against grooming gangs hindered by fear of being branded racist, says official – The Independent

Posted February 7th, 2022 in child abuse, children, inquiries, Islam, news, Pakistan, racism, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘The fight against grooming gangs is still being hampered by authorities’ fears that they could be called racist for documenting abusers’ ethnicity, an official has said.’

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The Independent, 6th January 2022

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Child sexual exploitation victims tell of abuse followed by blame – The Guardian

‘A report from the Independent inquiry into child sexual abuse has found “extensive failures” in the way child sexual exploitation by criminal gangs is tackled.’

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The Guardian, 1st February 2022

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