child sexual abuse

Whose child now?: fifteen years of working to prevent the sexual exploitation of children in the UK

Report looking back over the development of Barnardo's services for sexually exploited children since 1994, which highlights the continuing hidden nature of the problem and describes Barnardo's present and future efforts to protect and support exploited children.

Sexualisation of young people: review

Review that focuses on the sexualisation of all young people and to look at how hyper-sexualisation and objectification of girls on the one hand, and hyper- masculinisation of boys on the other, perpetuate and reinforce each other.

Child protection statistics 2008/09 (Health and care series)

Publication containing statistics on the number of child protection referrals, number of child protection referrals which resulted in a case conference, number of registrations, de-registrations and children on child protection registers.

Independent inquiry into abuse at Kerelaw Residential School and Secure Unit

Report of the Inquiry into the cases of abuse which occurred at Kerelaw Residential School and Secure Unit over a number of years. The report details the Inquiry's findings and lists its recommendations for better residential child care practices and procedures.

Edinburgh’s Children : Summary Report : The Edinburgh Inquiry into Abuse and Protection of Children in Care

This is a selective summary report of the Inquiry set up following the conviction of two former care workers on 4th of December 1997 by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Policy and Resources Committee to investigate matters arising from these trials. This report summarises the findings of the Inquiry. It includes investigation and review of historical procedures and allegations; review of current procedures, practice and guidelines in operation in the City of Edinburgh; and recommendations to assure that every measure is in place to minimise child abuse.

Edinburgh’s Children : The Report of the Edinburgh Inquiry into Abuse and Protection of Children in Care

Following the conviction of two former care workers on 4th of December, 1997, the City of Edinburgh Council’s Policy and Resources Committee agreed to hold an Inquiry into matters arising from these trials. This is the report of the findings of the Inquiry. It includes investigation and review of historical procedures and allegations; review of current procedures, practice and guidelines in operation in the City of Edinburgh; and recommendations to assure that every measure is in place to minimise child abuse.

Sexual abuse and therapeutic services for children and young people : the gap between provision and need : executive summary

Report summarising research conducted by the NSPCC and Edinburgh University into the availability and accessibility of therapeutic services for children and young people who have experienced sexual abuse in the UK. It aimed to map services provided by a variety of voluntary, statutory and private sector organisations.

Keeping children safe : information disclosure about child sexual offenders

Document giving details of a scheme whereby parents or guardians of children can request information from the police to see if someone involved in their childrens' lives they have concerns about is a child sex offender.

Keeping children safe : information disclosure about child sexual offenders

Leaflet explaining the processes and procedures which must be gone through to obtain disclosure of information about someone who has access to children to see if they have any previous record of child abuse.

Towards safer organisations: adults who pose a risk to children in the workplace and implications for recruitment and selection

Report that presents the key findings of a review of the literature on child abuse in organisations. It aims to inform methods of recruitment in settings where staff or volunteers may come into contact with children. The study also draws on interviews with relevant professionals and a small sample of convicted child sex offenders.