Sex education lessons should be compulsory in secondary schools and address the issue of sexual consent, the vast majority of parents believe.
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Sunday 19 May 2013
More than 200 graduates have signed up to a new scheme to attract the brightest candidates into social work within just 24 hours of its launch, it emerged last night.
Friday 17 May 2013
Convictions of Muslims for child abuse prompt co-ordinated response from nation’s mosques
Victims blamed for child sex abuse as Oxford council chief faces calls to quit over exploitation ring
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Deputy Children’s Commissioner says senior child protection figures said the issue was of the victims' own making
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Ceop safeguarded 790 children in 2012/13, an increase of 85% on previous year
Friday 10 May 2013
Lord Hope was made aware of accusations against the former Dean of Manchester, Robert Waddington, in 1999 and again in 2003
Thursday 25 April 2013
'The level of betrayal, falseness and dishonesty he has displayed over a number of years is rarely seen'
Tuesday 02 April 2013
A police detective has pleaded guilty to poisoning a colleague, a court official said.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
It was bad enough to learn that Jimmy Savile committed more than 200 sexual assaults, including 32 rapes, over the course of a lifetime in the public eye. Now it emerges that the police received no fewer than eight complaints against the celebrity DJ and yet still failed to limit his five-decade reign of abuse. Indeed, Scotland Yard’s first intelligence about Savile’s paedophile activities harks back as far as 1964.
Friday 08 February 2013
More than 850 BBC employees have come forward to raise their concerns about bullying and sexual harassment at the corporation, fueling fears about the broadcaster’s culture.
Saturday 12 January 2013
After years of their stories remaining unheard, Jimmy Savile’s victims today responded to the official report into the activities of the serial paedophile with a mixture of relief – and anger that he had been able to escape justice throughout his lifetime, with so little done to stop him even when allegations were made.
Saturday 12 January 2013
The scale and longevity of Savile’s crimes yesterday became a matter of public record. Jonathan Brown tells his shocking life story
Monday 07 January 2013
Record numbers of children are likely to be taken away from their families this year as parents struggle to cope with the effects of public sector cuts and benefits changes, a senior child protection figure has warned.
Thursday 27 December 2012
The system is designed to help doctors and nurses spot children who are suffering from abuse or neglec
Monday 17 December 2012
Actor Gregory Piper, who plays Ryan Pilkington in police drama Line of Duty, was not sufficiently protected from emotional distress during filming of a 'highly violent and adult nature'
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