Children and young people in the news
Maggie Atkinson talking about child sexual exploitation on ITV news
The Children's Commissioner for England, Dr Maggie Atkinson, has said that anyone who comes into contact with children has a responsibility to act on abuse and sexual exploitation. She said: "Stop hiding behind your professionalism ... and really see the child in front of you, and listen to what they're telling you".
'Culture of denial' leaving UK children at risk of serious abuse
Deputy children's commissioner Sue Berelowitz says, despite Rotherham and gang violence cases elsewhere, police and authorities are practising 'wilful blindness'
Children’s Commissioner mention: Web's dark side: What parents can do to fight back, by Children’s Commissioner (Independent)
Parents need to ensure they create a generation of young people able to defend themselves against the mounting pressures of the online world, the Children's Commissioner has warned.