Child abuse panic

17 July 2014

Abuse inquiry: built on conspiracy theories?

The myth of powerful, protected perverts has been around for decades.

17 July 2014

How the Tories ignited the paedophile panic

Revealing the right-wing origins of today's child-abuse hysteria.

17 July 2014

Growing up with paedophiles

Not so long ago, adults treated paedophiles with caution rather than dread.

9 July 2014

NSPCC: not in the best interests of the child

Making reporting of child abuse mandatory will not help children.

Our need for paedos: why society obsesses over child abuse

After Rolf, the Westminster ‘child sex ring’: why the paedo-scare won’t die.

3 July 2014

Savile: trawling for scandal?

A series of NHS reports lists claims of abuse by Savile – but how many could be proven?

25 June 2014

Named persons: spies in the family home

The Scottish government’s plan to provide every child with a ‘state guardian’ is downright scary.

30 May 2014

Keep the emotion police out of family life

The dangers behind the NSPCC’s campaign to criminalise ‘emotional abuse’.