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    Children’s Commissioner mention: In Britain, Child Sex Abuse Defies Easy Stereotypes (New York Times)

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    LONDON - First there was abuse at the hands of a popular BBC host. There were scandals at private schools and in the church and talk of a pedophile ring in Parliament. Then there was Rotherham: over a thousand teenagers sexually exploited as the authorities looked away.

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    Childrens Commissioner mention: 'The way we are': accessing the court after LASPO

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    The article has been taken from the November 2014 issue of Family Law and made available ahead of print.

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    Childrens Commissioner mention: Children living with parental alcohol abuse are being missed by system, report finds (Community Care)

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    A children's commissioner report has found social services support for alcohol misuse is failing to look beyond the impact on the individual.