Friday, September 20, 2013

Charities warn that children in care are at risk of sexual exploitation

Ruhama CEO Sarah Benson
TWO IRISH CHARITIES say that child welfare and protection services need to be vigilant for cases of sexual exploitation of young people in care.

Following confirmation by the PSNI on Monday that over thirty people had been arrested across Northern Ireland as part of a major investigation into the abuse of children, Barnardos and Ruhama are warning that children in care in the Republic are at risk of similar exploitation.  (more...)

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