Abuse of Asian girls missed because of focus on white victims, says report – The Guardian

Posted September 10th, 2013 in news, race discrimination, reports, sexual grooming, sexual offences, victims by tracey

“Asian girls are the hidden victims of child grooming gangs, dipping under the radar of police or social services, according to a report released on Tuesday. Vulnerable girls and some boys are being sexually exploited by gangs of men but are being missed by the authorities because agencies are too focused on a model of grooming involving white victims, according to research from the Muslim Women’s Network UK.”

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The Guardian, 10th September 2013

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Tougher sex offender restrictions sought by campaigners – BBC News

Posted August 27th, 2013 in bills, child abuse, news, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

“Charities and an MP are campaigning for tougher restrictions on sex offenders, saying the system is failing to stop grooming and exploitation of children.”

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BBC News, 27th August 2013

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Piano teacher jailed for ‘horrific’ rape and abuse of young pupil – The Guardian

Posted August 20th, 2013 in news, rape, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences, teachers by tracey

“A piano teacher who was jailed for 18 years for raping and abusing a young pupil committed ‘truly horrific crimes’ against the girl, her family has said.”

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The Guardian, 20th August 2013

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Inquiry launched after man is jailed for triple murder in house fire – The Guardian

“An inquiry has been launched into the contact the authorities had with a vulnerable family after a violent alcoholic man was jailed for at least 30 years for murdering his baby daughter, his girlfriend and her mother.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2013

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Paedophile freed and not banned from Facebook despite using it to groom victims – Daily Telegraph

“A judge has allowed a paedophile to walk free from court and continue using Facebook for the second time despite him repeatedly accessing the site to groom children.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th July 2013

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Oxford sex grooming gang jailed for life – Daily Telegraph

“Members of an Oxford gang who groomed vulnerable young girls for sex, repeatedly raping them and threatening to kill them if they told anyone, have been jailed for life.”

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Daily Telegraph, 27th June 2013

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Oxford child sex abuse ring members being sentenced today – The Independent

Posted June 26th, 2013 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

“The sentencing of seven men convicted of running a child sex abuse ring in Oxford is due to start today. The gang were found guilty of a range of sexual offences against girls as young as 12 last month.”

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The Independent, 26th June 2013

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Jeremy Forrest: child protection experts warn against romanticising case – The Guardian

“To glance at some headlines, a reader might think this was a conventional love story: ‘I still love him’; ‘He’s wonderful, I’ll fight for him’. But this was, child protection professionals agree, a relationship built around abuse.”

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The Guardian, 24th June 2013

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Jeremy Forrest abduction case: Teacher admits sex charges – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in child abduction, guilty pleas, news, sexual grooming, sexual offences, teachers by tracey

“A teacher has been jailed for five and a half years for abducting and having sex with a 15-year-old pupil he ran off with to France.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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Girl abduction teacher Jeremy Forrest to be sentenced – BBC News

Posted June 21st, 2013 in child abduction, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, teachers by tracey

“A teacher who had a relationship with a 15-year-old schoolgirl and went on the run with her in France is due to be sentenced at Lewes Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 21st June 2013

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Paedophile who filmed himself sexually abusing young boys has been jailed over extreme image posted Facebook – The Independent

“A paedophile who filmed himself sexually abusing young boys has been jailed after posting an extreme image on Facebook.”

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The Independent, 18th June 2013

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Judge asks why paedophile was let off with a ‘slap on the wrist’ by police – Daily Telegraph

“A judge has demanded an inquiry into an ‘inexplicable’ decision to let a paedophile off with a caution.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th June 2013

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Rochdale Council leaders ‘let down’ groomed girls – BBC News

Posted May 28th, 2013 in local government, news, reports, sexual grooming, social services, victims by sally

“Former senior managers at Rochdale Borough Council did not do enough to stop the grooming and sexual abuse of children, a report has found.”

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BBC News, 24th May 2013

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The Hunt for Britain’s Sex Gangs – Channel 4 Dispatches

Posted May 24th, 2013 in children, gangs, news, police, sexual grooming by sally

“In 2010 Telford police allowed cameras to start filming what was to become one of the biggest child sex abuse cases in the UK.”

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Channel 4 Dispatches, 23rd May 2013

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Report into Rochdale grooming a ‘damning indictment’ of council – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 24th, 2013 in children, local government, news, reports, sexual grooming, social services by tracey

“A new report into the child sex grooming scandal in Rochdale is a ‘damning indictment’ of the local council, the town’s MP said.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th May 2013

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Lawyers’ treatment of gang grooming victims prompts call for reform – The Guardian

“Campaigners demand urgent shake-up of court procedure after seven barristers cross-examined a girl every day for three weeks in child-grooming case.”

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The Guardian, 19th May 2013

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Oxford gang found guilty of grooming and sexually exploiting girls – The Guardian

“A gang of abusers who subjected vulnerable girls in Oxford to years of rape, torture and extreme sexual violence has been convicted at the Old Bailey in one of the biggest child sexual exploitation trials in recent years.”

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The Guardian, 14th May 2013

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Northampton piano teacher jailed for grooming girl pupil – BBC News

“A piano teacher from Milton Keynes who groomed a young pupil by exchanging explicit phone photographs with her has been jailed for 22 months.”

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BBC News, 18th January 2013

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Jail sex offenders for longer, proposes review of sentencing guidelines – The Guardian

“Rapists and sex attackers should be given longer prison terms, the Sentencing Council recommends, as courts take into account gang attacks and new technologies exploited by offenders.”

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The Guardian, 6th December 2012

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School teaching assistant Emma Webb jailed for pupil sex offences – BBC News

Posted December 4th, 2012 in news, school children, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences, teachers by sally

“A school teaching assistant who had sex with teenage pupils after grooming them on Facebook and sending them indecent text messages has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 3rd December 2012

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