Children and young people in the news
Children’s Commissioner mention: Grooming gangs: what we know about the perpetrators and victims (Full Fact Blog)
In the wake of the report into sexual abuse in Rotherham, we take a look at the available evidence on perpetrators and victims in England and Wales.
Children’s Commissioner mention: How can we prevent another Rotherham? (Guardian)
It's not about individuals. Abuse scandals on the same scale will happen again unless we root out systemic failings in Britain.
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".