Former detective Margaret Oliver says arrests of Rochdale grooming gang is ‘tip of iceberg’

May 21, 2017 by

from Rochdale News: Former detective Margaret Oliver, who played an integral role in bringing about the prosecution of a Rochdale grooming gang has spoken out, saying the arrests of the gang were ‘the tip of the iceberg’. She is portrayed by Leslie Sharp in the BBC drama ‘Three Girls’, which is...

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The Muslim community is still in denial about Rochdale

May 16, 2017 by

by Yasmin Alibhai Brown, inews: On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights, the BBC will be showing a dramatised version of the Rochdale child sexual exploitation scandal that came to light in 2012. It was but one investigation into large scale, organised sex abuse. Young white girls, many from...

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Elliott Review progress report

Apr 2, 2017 by

from Church of England website: The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Team has today published a progress report, one year on from the Elliott Review, which recommended a range of safeguarding proposals for the Church, particularly in the areas of handling disclosures and...

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Faith-based grassroots project addresses serious, hidden crisis of sexual exploitation of children in Kenya

Mar 31, 2017 by

By Arthur Goldberg and Andrew Symes. Kenya is rapidly becoming one of the major destinations for commercial sexual activity, particularly as it relates to children. According to some recent statistics, Kenya ranks #7 world-wide as a popular destination for sex tourism. ECPAT UK, an organisation...

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Crowdfunding Site Helps Kenyan Home for Sexually Exploited Boys

Feb 28, 2017 by

by Christine Niles, Church Militant: A Kenyan home for abused boys needs help — and a faith-friendly crowdfunding initiative is featuring the the home as its newest featured project. Founded by the Jewish Institute for Global Awareness (JIFGA) based on a concept developed by its co-director Arthur...

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Ealing vicarage rape victim Jill Saward dies

Jan 5, 2017 by

from BBC News: A woman who became a sexual assault campaigner after she was raped during a burglary at her father’s vicarage has died after suffering a stroke. Jill Saward, then 21, was sexually assaulted by two men in Ealing, west London, in 1986. Her father Michael, and her boyfriend were...

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