Increase seen in reports of sexual abuse of boys

-‘Tell Scheme’ finds

Forty-five cases of child sexual abuse have been reported since the ‘Tell Scheme’ was launched in November 2012, and there has also been an increase in reported cases of boys being sexually abused.

The campaign was designed for primary school children between the ages of 6 and 11 in an effort to encourage children to disclose abuse as part of a public awareness movement to support the Sexual Offences Act 2010.

Project Officer Kean Chase, of the ChildLink organisation, said the campaign …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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