Canadian baby ‘first without gender designation’ on health card

Jul 4, 2017 by

from BBC News: An eight-month old Canadian baby has been issued a health card without a gender marker, in what could be the first case in the world. Parent Kori Doty – a non-binary transgender person who identifies as neither male nor female – aims to allow the child to discover their...

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Lord Carey’s son attacks Church over lack of ‘sadness and sympathy’ for his father over abuse inquiry

Jul 3, 2017 by

by Olivia Rudgard, Telegraph: The son of former Archishop of Canterbury George Carey has attacked Church of England bishops for failing to support his father, who he said is the victim of “changing attitudes”. Last month the Gibb report into sexual abuse by paedophile bishop Peter Ball...

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Child abuse in the Church of England: hypocrisy, inconsistency and ongoing cover-up

Jul 3, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Child abuse is a seriously distressing matter. The violation, confusion, fear, self-loathing, guilt, depression… suicidal thoughts. It can take years and decades to come to terms with the misery and emotional agony, and the scars never really heal. They may fade in time, but...

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Rotherham: The Perfect Storm – An investigation in to Muslim grooming gangs

Jul 3, 2017 by

By Anne Marie Waters: I did not intend to publish this, as I could not complete the work I had set out to do, but I have decided instead to write a personal account of an attempt I made to find out how many girls have been groomed, gang-raped, and prostituted by organised gangs in England over the...

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Archbishop of Canterbury faces questions over links to child abuse Christian camp

Jun 1, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today. The Archbishop of Canterbury is being challenged over his links to a Christian camp at the heart of a police investigation for abusing children. Justin Welby previously said he helped at Iwerne Christian camps in the mid 1970s but moved to Paris in 1978 and after...

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Children left at risk of abuse as social services turn a blind eye to underage sex

May 8, 2017 by

by Claire Duffin, Daily Mail. Children are at risk of abuse because underage sex is now seen as a ‘normal part of growing up’, a damning report warns. Health and social workers are prioritising the prevention of underage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, meaning sex among under-16s is...

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