The Safer London charity is working with councils across the capital to help young women caught up in criminal networks and at risk of sexual exploitation. Advocates working alongside council teams help hundreds of young women every year to escape the abuse. This case study is an example of how councils are tackling youth violence.
The Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal consisted of the organised child sexual abuse that occurred in the northern English town of RotherhamSouth Yorkshirefrom the late s until the s and the failure of local authorities to act on reports of the abuse throughout most of that period. The first group conviction took place inwhen five British-Pakistani men were convicted of sexual offences against girls aged 12— The Times articles, along with the trial of the Rochdale child sex abuse ringprompted the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee to conduct hearings.
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Ministers were pressed to urgently review current sexual exploitation laws after the latest investigation into how victims were repeatedly attacked for years. The review into the horrifying abuse in Newcastle between and comes after similar scandals in Rotherham, Rochdale, Oxford and Derby. Most of those responsible were British-born and "predominantly Asian" while their victims were mainly white, the page serious case review revealed. Its author David Spicer told how girls as young as 11 were plied with drink and drugs after being lured to so-called 'sessions' where they were raped, beaten and pimped.
Investigators said the abuse could not be stopped without work to understand the profiles, motivations and cultural influences of perpetrators, after finding similarities with grooming in Rotherham, Rochdale and Oxford. Officials found that although a crackdown on child exploitation was swiftly launched when victims came forward inthe abuse had not been halted. Pat Ritchie, chief executive of Newcastle City Council, said the council would enact all recommendations from the report.
The rape hell of vulnerable young girls in one town - Telford - went on for a shocking 40 years, the Sunday Mirror can reveal. As many as 1, children could have suffered at the merciless hands of perverts and torturers in Telford since the s. Girls as young as 11 have been lured from their families to be drugged, beaten and raped in an epidemic that, say victims, is still ongoing.
Published: February 28, These nine men were convicted of being members of a sex grooming gang who raped vulnerable underage girls. Members of a sickening sex gang which preyed on underage girls have been jailed for more than years.
Twenty men in Britain were convicted of trafficking and sexually abusing several young girls, prosecutors said on Friday, after a judge lifted reporting restrictions in the latest of a series of sexual abuse trials involving large gangs. The men were found guilty in a series of trials this year of more than sex crimes against 15 girls in Huddersfield, in northern England, between and Sixteen of the men were sentenced to prison for terms ranging from five to 18 years, and the remaining four will be sentenced next month. A number of child sexual abuse and trafficking cases in Britain have come to light in recent years, revealing that hundreds of girls have been exploited by so-called grooming gangs whose members were usually men of Asian heritage.
Thirty men and one woman have been charged by detectives in Britain with a number of criminal offenses relating to the rape and trafficking of children for sexual exploitation. All but one of the group is from the West Yorkshire area in the north of England, and one is from Camden, London. Police said a further 12 men, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were charged with numerous offenses related to the same investigation into "non-recent" child sexual exploitation.
The Rochdale child sex abuse ring involved underage teenage girls in RochdaleGreater ManchesterEngland. Nine men were convicted of sex trafficking and other offences including rape, trafficking girls for sex and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child in May This resulted in Greater Manchester Police launching Operation Doublet to investigate further claims of abuse with 19 men so far being convicted. Twelve men were initially charged with sex trafficking and other offences including: rape, trafficking girls for sex and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child.