Child Abuse Awareness

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of child abuse throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Monday, October 09, 2006

Charity urges end to child abuse

Children's charity the NSPCC has urged the Government to introduce a broader range of measures to prevent the sexual abuse of children. The call comes in the same month the Home Office is due to publish its latest reports giving the number of sex and violent offenders supervised in the UK. The annual reports show how many of these offenders in England and Wales are monitored by police and probation officers under 42 local Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPAS). The NSPCC say weaknesses in sex offender management could leave children at risk and the Government needs to ensure agencies act together to protect every child. NSPCC director and chief executive Mary Marsh said: "There is real public concern about how well children are protected from sex offenders in the community and the NSPCC believes the Government is right to tackle this.

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