Child abuse panic
The myth of powerful, protected perverts has been around for decades.
Revealing the right-wing origins of today's child-abuse hysteria.
Not so long ago, adults treated paedophiles with caution rather than dread.
Making reporting of child abuse mandatory will not help children.
Must-reads from the past week
Peter D Williams
After Rolf, the Westminster ‘child sex ring’: why the paedo-scare won’t die.
A series of NHS reports lists claims of abuse by Savile – but how many could be proven?
The Scottish government’s plan to provide every child with a ‘state guardian’ is downright scary.
The dangers behind the NSPCC’s campaign to criminalise ‘emotional abuse’.