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1509, 2017

Where is the outcome of the Consultation – Reporting and Acting on Child Abuse and Neglect

Days Elapsed Awaiting the #MR Consultation OutcomeCountup The Government acceded to a public consultation on Mandatory Reporting on 28.10.14.  There [...]

1505, 2017

IICSA Seminar 12.04.17 – Misinformed About Mandatory Reporting via UCLAN Assessment

Preventing and responding to Child Sexual Abuse: Learning about best practice from overseas (Lorraine Radford et al., 2017) At the outset it is worth reminding ourselves of the reason the Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse was established. To consider the extent to which State and non-State institutions have failed in their duty of care to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation; To consider the extent to which those failings have since been addressed; To identify further action needed to address any failings identified; To consider the steps which it is necessary for State and non-State institutions to take in order to protect children from such abuse in future; and To publish a report with recommendations. […]

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412, 2016

Signs the Government is increasingly panicked over calls for the introduction of Mandatory Reporting – #FAabuse

Child sexual abuse in football has certainly stirred interest in the absence of law to report known and suspected abuse. [...]

2711, 2016

Friday 25/11/16 – That Sofa on VictoriaLIVE and the Impact It Could Have on Child Protection

The public disclosure by Andy Woodward of child sexual abuse perpetrated on him by Barry Bennell when Andy was an 11 year old junior at Crewe Alexandra has had a dramatic effect on the public, and football. The exclusive story in The Guardian ‘It was the softer weaker boys he targeted’ on the 16th November, combined with Andy’s appearance on VictoriaLIVE the following day is having a profound effect. Abuse in football, and sport generally, has finally emerged into the daylight. Mandate Now contributed to the programme and others on this important day.  […]