UK News 15 sex abuse crimes committed against children in Scotland every day

11:30  24 october  2019
11:30  24 october  2019 Source:   scotsman.com

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Sexual offences are committed against children 15 times every day in Scotland, new research has shown.

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NSPCC Scotland found there were 5,325 recorded offences, including rape, grooming and sexual assault against children in 2018/19.

The number of child sex abuse crimes involving the internet or social media has risen by nearly a fifth in the past year across the UK as a whole.

Charity the NSPCC gathered data from 44 UK police forces that showed there were 76,204 sexual offences against children reported in 2018/19.

This broke down into 5,325 in Scotland; 65,172 in England; 3,671 in Wales; and 2,036 in Northern Ireland.

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The offences included grooming children online for rape and sexual assault as well as making indecent films of victims using webcams. Internet giants have been shamed by figures showing that 15 child sex offences are now committed online every day .

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In total 8,656 involved an online element, up 18 per cent from 7,362 the previous year.

The most common age among victims was 14, although 16,773 offences were recorded against children aged ten and under, with 341 of the offences against babies under the age of one.

The National Police Chiefs' Council lead for child protection, Chief Constable Simon Bailey, said: "These figures show an 18 per cent increase in child sex offences involving the internet and policing is doing all we can to pursue and prosecute criminals who exploit and abuse young people.

"But much more must be done to stop this abuse happening in the first place.

"Social media and tech companies need to acknowledge their responsibility and do more to stop children accessing harmful content and prevent abuse on their platforms.

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BBC News Updated every minute of every day . Cardinal Keith O'Brien, head of the Catholic Church in Scotland , apologised to abuse victims. In his address, he said: " Crimes against children have indeed been committed , and any Catholics who were aware of such crimes and did not act to report

"They have a social responsibility to design out this type of offending and to cooperate in full with police investigations into child abuse or exploitation."

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The NSPCC is calling for better support for child victims of sexual offences, with help from a range of services such as police, health and social care offered quickly and in one place.

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