'Wake up to child sex predators' - Dame Esther Rantzen's message as exploitation makes up a third of calls to Yorkshire Childline

Society needs to "wake up" to child sexual exploitation, Dame Esther Rantzen has said, after figures showed more than a third of calls to the Leeds Childline service featured exploitation.

Dame Esther, who founded the service in 1986, said a "culture of embarrassment" might prevent parents discussing the dangers of sexual predators targeting children over the internet, but added that the prevalence of sexual exploitation had similarities with domestic abuse three decades...
source: Yorkshire Post

2019-11-15 14:26
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