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Children’s Commissioner Survey: Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

The Children’s Commissioner has released a survivor survey aimed at gathering the views of adult survivors. The Children’s Commissioner is conducting a two year inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment.  Sue Berelowitz, who is Chair of the Inquiry, says “The views and experiences of adult survivors are seen as offering a unique […]

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Goddard CSA Inquiry WILL Investigate “Janner” Failings

The Survivors Trust, national UK umbrella agency for 140 specialist sexual violence and sexual abuse support services, welcomes the announcement by Justice Goddard that the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse will conduct a full investigation into the institutions and the decision making processes that ended in failure to prosecute Lord Greville Janner, despite credible […]

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Four Person Panel named in Child Sexual Abuse (Goddard) Inquiry

A new four-person panel has been named by Home Secretary Theresa May, as the inquiry into child sex abuse in England and Wales officially starts work. The panel members are Professor Alexis Jay, Drusilla Sharpling, Ivor Frank and Professor Malcolm Evans. They will serve alongside the New Zealand judge, Lowell Goddard, who is heading the […]

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Survivors Alliance (inc TST) Welcomes Inquiry with Statutory Powers

Press Release 12th March 2015, 10.30am The Survivors Alliance welcomes today’s announcement by the Home Secretary that the National Inquiry into child abuse has been restarted with statutory powers. Spokesperson for the Survivors Alliance, Lucy Duckworth commented: “The new terms of reference and structure give the Inquiry wider powers to compel witnesses to give evidence […]

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Have your say – #BreaktheSilence

What type of support would best help men who’ve suffered rape or sexual abuse and how would they want to access that support?   For the first time ever, the Government has set aside a dedicated pot of money specifically to support men who have suffered sexual abuse including rape. In a ground-breaking process supported […]

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Reading & Berkshire Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre “Trust House” The Survivors Trust is delighted to have been awarded funding to set up a new rape support centre in Berkshire under the Coalition Government’s commitment to open 15 new rape support centres. The new centre will be called Reading & Berkshire Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre: [...]
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