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Child Abuse Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks Public Hearings to start on 21 September 2020

A Public Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is due to hear evidence on the subject of Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks.

The Independent Investigation into Child Sexual Abuse are due to hear evidence in the Child Sexual Exploitation by Organised Networks phase of the Inquiry during a two week public hearing between 21 September and 2 October 2020.

This phase of the Independent Investigation into Child Sexual Abuse is an inquiry into the institutional responses to the sexual exploitation of children by organised networks. Focus will be on six geographical areas: St Helens, Tower Hamlets, Swansea, Durham, Bristol and Warwickshire.

The Inquiry has conducted a scoping exercise and identified eight themes upon which it intends to hear evidence. Those themes are: –

      • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Problem Profiling (including gender and ethnicity) and disruption of offenders.
      • Empathy and concern for child victims.
      • Risk assessment and protection from harm.
      • Missing children, return home interviews and looked after children.
      • Male victims.
      • Children with a disability.
      • Partnership working on child sexual exploitation.
      • Audit, review and performance improvement.

Uppal Taylor Solicitors have represented numerous victims and survivors in the IICSA Inquiry in the Nottinghamshire, Accountability and Reparations and Lambeth phases.

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