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It's a scandal that the Government is still punishing the sex abuse victims of Britain's vile grooming gangs

United Kingdom (UK)
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Most people would see these women as survivors of horrendous crimes. One of them,, has become well-known, not just for giving evidence against a notorious grooming gang, but as a courageous campaigner for other victims. Yet, now, these same women have Government ministers of  of child abuse like them. Their pleas for a pardon for girls, mostly underage, who were forced to commit crimes by adult abusers have been ignored. It means that they are forced to reveal their decades-old criminal convictions to prospective employers.