Child abuse panic
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Child abuse panic

6 February 2017

Peer-to-peer abuse: a manufactured panic

Child protection's latest crusade is needlessly criminalising children.

31 January 2017

This is how to inquire into child abuse

Northern Ireland shows us the right way to address past crimes.

9 December 2016

Who’d be a football coach now?

The child-abuse panic is poisoning the adult-child relationship.

28 November 2016

Child-abuse hysteria’s latest victim: football

Now the national game is being transformed into a site of evil.

4 October 2016

This abuse inquiry was doomed to fail

Public inquiries should be about truth, not giving people ‘closure’.

22 September 2016

National Treasure: the showtrial of ageing celebs

This Yewtree-themed drama raises pressing questions about the post-Savile era.

8 August 2016

Abuse inquiry: a travesty of justice

After Lowell Goddard’s resignation, let’s scrap this glorified showtrial.

25 May 2016

The family courts make a mockery of justice

It’s little wonder people are fearful of making abuse allegations.

18 April 2016

Fry’s right – self-pity is nothing to celebrate

The belief that sexual abuse is uniquely traumatising is damaging to victims.

22 March 2016

No end in sight to paedo hysteria

Operation Midland may have closed, but the elite obsession with child abuse continues.