Press Releases

‘Without Mandatory Reporting credible and reliable child protection is undeliverable.’ say charities.

ACAL, News, Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE Embargoed: 00.01 Monday 4 November 2013 Failing to report child abuse in a school, hospital, church, or sports club operated by a national body is not a crime in England, Wales and Scotland, although it is in Northern … Continue reading

Care Leaver’s Association Press Release calls for better disclosure of records

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The following is a Press Release issued by the Access fo Care Records Campaign Group, which is supported by ACAL It’s my journey: it’s my life, it’s my identity! A call for legislative change for Care Leavers. Members of the … Continue reading

Mandatory Reporting Press Release launched by Survivor Charites

ACAL, News, Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE 19 July 2013 Reporting child abuse is discretionary in the UK. ‘Law must change’ say charities NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) is leading a coalition of charities in the call for legislation to introduce … Continue reading

VCF supports National Action Plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief

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Press Release issued on behalf of the Victoria Climbie Foundation On 14th August, the Government launched its National Action Plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief, informed by a Working Group comprising statutory, faith and community organisations, … Continue reading

People’s Petition delivered to Cardinal Brady office

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This press release was sent to ACAL by FIOS, which is a community base,  non-profit education and training group – As the 50th Eucharistic Congress reaches its climax this week, a People’s Petition launched in west Donegal containing almost … Continue reading

Stop Church Child Abuse Report of Press Conference

ACAL, Members, News, Press Releases

A highly successful press conference took place at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London in Thursday 19th April 2012 between 2 and 3pm. Television cameras and journalists were in attendance together with members of the campaign committee, and interested others. … Continue reading

Press Conference – Stop Church Child Abuse – 19th April 2012

ACAL, Members, News, Press Releases

Embargoed until  2pm, Thursday 19th April 2012 PRESS CONFERENCE: 19/4/12 AT 14.00HRS, CONWAY HALL, 25 RED LION SQUARE, WC1R 4RL   Alliance to STOP CHURCH CHILD ABUSE calls on the Government to commission a Public Inquiry into abuse of children … Continue reading

Stop Church Child Abuse

ACAL, Press Releases

(A call for a Public Inquiry into abuse of children and vulnerable adults by Clergy in England and Wales.)   PRESS RELEASE     CAMPAIGN PRESS LAUNCH – Thursday 19th April 2012 – 2.00 pm Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion … Continue reading

No More Justice for Children

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suggested that children might lose their rights to Legal Aid, a recent consultation paper recently proposed, in view of the tightening of Government budgets. Pressure groups and Associations are all up in arms about it. It is unjust to deny … Continue reading

ACAL disapproves of the appointment of the new Minister for Children.

ACAL, Press Releases

On behalf of victims of child abuse, the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers, whilst welcoming the concept of centralised responsibility for children, disapproves of the appointment of Margaret Hodge as Minister for Children in the recent cabinet reshuffle. The history … Continue reading

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