If your child, or children, have been injured, abused, molested or otherwise harmed at the hands of another in the United Kingdom they, and you, have rights and they need to be protected? This can only be done with the help of our Cardiff Wales child injury solicitors
handling child abuse, molestation and child injury claims.
By no means should you wait to contact our skilled London England child injury solicitors
for a free consultation. They proudly serve injured children throughout all of the United Kingdom
including England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
They handle child abuse, child accident, child injury and child wrongful death claims caused by:
Foster care abuse/neglect
Swimming pool accidents
Do not go through this alone and do not let your child go through this alone. Our Cardiff Wales child injury solicitors
and Cardiff Wales child sexual abuse solicitors
do everything in their power to protect the rights of abused children and get them the benefits and compensation they deserve so they can move on from the tragic abuse they have endured.
Official statistics, published annually, show the amount of child sexual abuse recorded by authorities in the year. The problem is much bigger than shown in official statistics, as most crimes are not disclosed and/or reported.
Most sexual abuse isn’t reported, detected or prosecuted. Most children don’t tell anyone that they’re being sexually abused. It’s a crime that is usually only witnessed by the abuser and the victim.
Over 90% of sexually abused children were abused by someone they knew
Over 3,000 children were identified as needing protection from sexual abuse last year
Source: Child protection register and plan statistics for all UK nations for 2014.
13% of contacts to the NSPCC’s helpline last year were concerns about sexual abuse
The NSPCC helpline responded to nearly 7,000 contacts about sexual abuse last year
There were over 10,000 counselling sessions with children and young people who talked to Childline in 2015/16 about sexual abuse
Disabled children are over 3 times more likely to be abused than non-disabled children
There were over 3,700 counselling sessions with young people who talked to Childline last year about online sexual abuse.
Over 47,000 sexual offencesagainst children were recorded in the UK last year
Child sexual abuse costs the UK £3.2bn a year
Nearly 30,000 registered offendershave been convicted of offences against children.
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The Cardiff Wales child injury solicitors
on our team serve abused, injured and neglected children throughout the entire United Kingdom including London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Sheffield, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Newport.