Children and young people in the news

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    Maggie Atkinson talking about child sexual exploitation on ITV news

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    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".

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    'Culture of denial' leaving UK children at risk of serious abuse

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    Deputy children's commissioner Sue Berelowitz says, despite Rotherham and gang violence cases elsewhere, police and authorities are practising 'wilful blindness'

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    Children’s Commissioner mention: Web's dark side: What parents can do to fight back, by Children’s Commissioner (Independent)

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    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.