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Rotherham whistleblower explains why sex abuse ring was covered up

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
24/03/2016
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Rotherham’s , “all barely pubescent”. Senior spent 13 years working for a Rotherham council-funded programme aimed at identifying children at risk of sexual exploitation and she estimates there are more than 1,700 victims: this in a town of just 250,000. As of now, eight men of Pakistani origin and two white women have been convicted of abuse; five in 2010 after an investigation prompted by Senior; and, this year, the Hussain brothers’ circle, also on evidence collected by Senior’s team in 2002.