Category Archives: Children

Child abuse inquiry: Woolf pressed to quit over dinner parties with Brittan

Abuse victims demand her resignation after it emerged that Tory peer, who was home secretary when abuse dossier went missing, is a neighbourFiona Woolf, the second person to lead the governments inquiry into child abuse, is facing parliamentary and leg…
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A childs eye view of death: the power of picture books to explain

Death and bereavement are difficult facts for parents to teach small children, made harder still if they are grieving themselves. But many authors have found elegant ways to start the processDealing with death, in picture books and early readers, is a …
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Some paedophiles will never face justice National Crime Agency chief

Law-enforcement agencies must focus on the greatest risk and tackle those people, says NCA director Keith BristowSome of the UKs estimated 50,000 suspected paedophiles will escape prosecution, according to Britains leading law-enforcement officer, who …
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Catholic missionary compensates 11 former trainee priests

Payouts follow allegations of widespread sexual abuse at St Peter Claver College in Yorkshire in the 1960s and 70s Continue reading…
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Au pairs on a pittance: the young women minding kids for £2 an hour

There are tens of thousands of au pairs in Britain, many of them working long hours for low pay. Zoe Williams asks them how they keep so cheerful, while former au pair Julie Myerson recalls the day she ran awayAn au pair, as imagined by public policy a…
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MPs urge investigation over missing child sex abuse files

Demand comes from follow-up inquiry into Rotherham scandal during which it was found that files of council researcher detailing extent of suffering had been stolen in 2002A full and urgent investigation into the disappearance of key child sex abuse fil…
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