“People don’t talk about it”: Child sexual abuse in ethnic minority communities

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (‘the Inquiry’) has been tasked with considering the extent to which state and non-state institutions in England and Wales have failed in their duty of care to...

Sharp increase in UK child sexual abuse during pandemic

Lockdown was supposed to make us all safer and save lives. But for some vulnerable young people the opposite has been true. Sajid Javid, the former chancellor, warned last month that isolation was creating a...

Children’s commissioner warns 120,000 teenagers at risk of ‘falling off the radar’

Tens of thousands of England’s teenagers are at risk of “falling off the radar” of schools and local authority children’s services as the country eases out of lockdown, the children’s commissioner for England...

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Racism and child sexual abuse

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has published a report examining child sexual abuse in ethnic minority communities. IICSA carried out 11 focus groups across England and Wales with victims and survivors of child sexual abuse...