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Read the latest news on child protection from around Europe. For news related to the recent refugee crisis in Europe please see our Thematic Page.

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23 Sep 2016
The Telegraph reports that many online sex crimes against children, including rape, are not recorded by Scottish police. The report found that although social media sites are one of the key vehicles used by sex criminals to groom children, with 11.4...
14 Aug 2016
The Independent reports on the level and extent of sexual violence experienced by many children living in official European refugee camps. Regrettably, sexual assault is common place in many camps and children as young as 7 have been victims of...
09 Aug 2016
Sputnik International reports on the alarming trend which seems to be emerging across Sweden whereby refugee children are being sold into the sex industry and heinously exploited. The report is the more worrying because it points to systematic...
07 Jun 2016
Lilly Pattinson reports for the Gloucester Citizen news portal about the signs and steps to be taken when you detect risk of online- or offline grooming.  According to the article, the act of grooming can happen both online and in person. Groomers...

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