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Limited support for child sexual abuse victims in court.

NSPCC research concludes that child sexual abuse victims are not being effectively supported through the court system.  Though they are mean to access registered advisories to support them only 2% of children giving evidence in criminal court systems were recorded as receiving guidance.  The research highlights that fewer than 25% of 23,000 child sex offences recorded n England and Wales last year ended in prosecution. New guidelines on child sexual abuse cases are due out later this month should improve the situation.

More on this story on http://www.bbc.co.uk/

Sun 6th Oct 2013