LAWS that govern sentences handed down to paedophiles look set to be amended after a sustained campaign backed by islanders.
Voice For Victims news
WHEN we launched Voice for Victims in early February, it was with four very specific aims, aims that had been put together with the assistance of those who have survived child sex abuse and the experts who help them to do so.
PUBLIC opinion does and will make a difference, the Home minister said yesterday as more than 7,400 people backed a campaign demanding more be done to tackle child sex abuse.
EDUCATION minister Robert Sillars has lent his weight to the Voice for Victims campaign, stating that ‘zero tolerance is a must’.
ISLANDERS who put their name to a child abuse campaign have a chance to influence sentencing guidelines in Guernsey’s new sexual offences law, the deputy Home Department minister has said.
ISLANDERS are continuing to show their support for the Voice for Victims campaign.
CHILD abuse victim Zibby Yates returned to her former school yesterday to get other mums to sign up to the Voice for Victims campaign.
VOICE for Victims campaigner Zibby Yates will hit the streets today to drum up island support in favour of positive changes for those affected by child sex abuse.
AROUND 12 months ago, this newspaper highlighted the appalling catalogue of abuse experienced by a young girl – now a young woman and a mother herself – at the hands of the serial paedophile Eugene Hughes.
A CAMPAIGN aimed at promoting the rights of those affected by child sexual abuse is launched today by the Guernsey Press.