Category: Hidden victims

Missing children – hidden victims?

Interesting opinion piece on Missing White Woman Syndrome – why do some missing children receive greater media attention than others? A child is reported missing in the UK every 3 minutes. Every one matters as much as Alice Gross – Abi Wilkinson – Mirror Online. Read more →

Victimisation in prisons – is it being ignored?

There has been a lot of interest in recent months about the rights of prisoners, and in particular the high rates of violence, bullying and suicide. Here’s one opinion piece, but it’s worth keeping on top of this debate as it develops. Chris Grayling presides over a prison service in crisis – and we’ll pay the price | Eric Allison… Read more →

Child sexual exploitation in Rotherham: full report

In August 2014, an Independent Inquiry was published into serious failures linked with the abuse of more than 1400 children in Rotherham (in Yorkshire, UK). Unsurprisingly, this attracted a lot of media attention. You can read the full report here, and make your own mind up about the mistakes and lessons learned: Pay particular attention to instances of victim… Read more →