Thursday, 07 December 2017 / Published in Abuse News
For the majority of us, Christmas is a joyful time of year but this is not always the case. Encouraging a child to open up about negative experiences can be difficult, even more so during the festive season. The NSPCC’s current campaign raises awareness over this serious issue, and offers platforms for when children finally
Friday, 17 November 2017 / Published in Abuse News
Before the revelations of institutional abuse in more recent years, abuse was often only ever associated with the female gender. However, it has been found that 1 in 6 men have been targets of rape or sexual abuse. Child abuse solicitor and president of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers, Peter Garsden, explains some of
Monday, 06 November 2017 / Published in Abuse News
Research from the NSPCC found that 1 in 20 children in the UK have been sexually abused. What does the future hold for those thousands of survivors? Specialist child sex abuse solicitor, Gemma Pilkington, explores research into the long-term effects of child sexual abuse and explains how the effects are in direct conflict with the
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 / Published in Abuse News
After two failed appeals, the Supreme Court has left local authorities open to legal liability when it comes to children being abused whilst in foster care. Lead abuse solicitor, Peter Garsden investigates the case that has changed the course of legal proceedings for future foster care abuse cases. The Case Natasha Armes spent 11 years