13 cases of child sex abuse every day in Scotland

13 cases of child sex abuse every day in Scotland
 

Child protection officers in Scotland are being presented with up to 13 new child sex abuse cases every day, it has emerged.
New figures reveal that between 2011 and September this year, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre passed on 10,434 cases of child sexual exploitation to police officers in Scotland to investigate.
At its peak during 2013, evidence of sex crime, including online abuse, was being handed to police in Scotland at a rate of 13 cases a day.
The statistics have been labelled “grave” and “extremely worrying” by experts.
The revelations come just days after... read more

 
17 November 2014 in Politics, Views: 40
Source: Scotsman
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