Police forces are in a unique position in combating modern slavery. Not only must they investigate crimes, but they are also recognised as ‘first responders‘ under the National Referral Mechanism, the … Continued
Victims of Crime
Human rights mean that the authorities must investigate deaths in custody, the state must protect victims of grooming and child abuse, and the police must investigate rape claims.
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The state must protect children against sexual abuse in school
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Irish primary school pupils were sexually abused by their teachers. The Irish authorities would have known about similar abuses before the 1970s. They didn't do enough to systematically protect the children.