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09 Jul 2019
The Bulgarian National Television news report on SOS Children's Villages’ ‘Firefly - Illuminate the Darkness’ Project draws attention to how foster parents, social workers, psychologists and specialists working with children are trained to protect...
29 Jun 2017
On Monday, June 26, the Rugby Borough Council rendered a positive decision that requires the borough's taxi services to complete training provided by Barnado’s on child grooming, in order to identify red-flags of potential cases of child grooming...
22 May 2017
The Star news had recently announced that an initiative will soon commence and will occur over the span of one year, with the mandate of prompting public concern of child sexual abuse and exploitation as well as to better cross-organizational...
30 Jul 2015
‘The Guardian’ reports about an inadequate police response to applications for information about child sexual abusers. The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) claims, that the police responded appropriately to one out...
25 Jun 2015
"The Guardian" reports on an extremely large number of people convicted of violence against women last year in the UK. Although the total number of convictions increased, the number of convictions for rape decreased. According to the figures, in 410...

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