Child abuse 'social norm' in some areas of UK

Report into Rochdale abuse finds child sexual exploitation has become "social norm" in some areas of Greater Manchester.

    Child sexual exploitation has become the "social norm" in some areas of Greater Manchester, according to a report into the 2012 'sexual grooming' scandal in the UK town of Rochdale.

    The Coffey report says the exploitation will continue unless the cultural attitudes which made it possible in the first place are challenged.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from Manchester.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women married to ISIL fighters share accounts of being made to watch executions and strap explosives to other women.

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    The story of Ali Reza Monfared, the Iranian who tried to buy diplomatic immunity after embezzling millions of dollars.

    Crisis of Aboriginal women in prison in Australia

    Crisis of Aboriginal women in prison in Australia

    Aboriginal women are the largest cohort of prisoners in Australia, despite making up only 2 percent of the population.