Over 150 cases of child abuse in the Scouts have now been reported — and it’s only likely to get worse

Over 150 cases of child abuse in the Scouts have now been reported — and it’s only likely to get worse

http://www.davidicke.com/headlines/over-150-cases-of-child-abuse-in-the-scouts-have-now-been-reported-and-its-only-likely-to-get-worse/

‘December 10 may not have been an important news day for many, but for some a short segment on the BBC news evoked painful memories.
The piece involved a client of my firm talking about the abuse they suffered in the Scout Association. Within minutes of the story breaking, my firm was fielding calls from people who claimed they had also suffered physical and sexual abuse whilst in the Scouts.
Since then, over 150 people have contact us to report their abuse in the Scouts. Some of the cases involved abuse on a single occasion, while others complained of events taking place over a period of several years.’
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