Tags: Child Abuse

MP calls for mandatory reporting of child abuse during PMQs

MP calls for mandatory reporting of child abuse during PMQs

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018

The NSS has welcomed an MP's call for a law to require the reporting of suspected child abuse, including in the Church of England. Read More »

Catholic Church covered up abuse of 1,000 children in Pennsylvania

Catholic Church covered up abuse of 1,000 children in Pennsylvania

Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Pennsylvania's Catholic Church leaders covered up the abuse of over 1,000 children by more than 300 priests, a major report has said. Read More »

NSS urges Irish PM to force pope to pay abuse compensation debt

NSS urges Irish PM to force pope to pay abuse compensation debt

Posted: Thu, 19 Jul 2018

The National Secular Society has urged the Irish PM to force the Catholic Church to pay a €7 million shortfall in compensation owed to survivors of clerical child abuse. Read More »

1200 cases of FGM reported in three months – but data “likely” to underestimate

1200 cases of FGM reported in three months – but data “likely” to underestimate

Posted: Thu, 09 Jun 2016

New data has shown a surge in reported cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in England, with over 1200 reports made in the first three months of 2016. Read More »