In the Media

Sex education can help tackle the abuse of girls. So will the Tories commit to it? | Holly Dustin

PUBLISHED October 5, 2012

No one watching the news in the past few weeks can fail to be distressed by the way vulnerable girls in Rochdale were treated by professionals whose job it was to protect them, let alone the men who repeatedly abused them. The unfolding story of how Jimmy Savile is alleged to have sexually assaulted numerous girls is equally disturbing ? not least because Savile appears to have acted with impunity, despite the number of people who seemingly knew or directly witnessed abuse.

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