Victoria Climbie Inquiry

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02 Mar 2012 - Guardian
Police in London have a special unit to probe this type of crime but believe they have only scratched the surface. Witchcraft-based abuse first came to national consciousness with the murder 12 years ago of Victoria Climbié by her guardians. After...
16 May 2011 - Daily mail
Hundreds of witchcraft abuse cases are going unreported across the country each year, it has been revealed. Officials believe child protection officers are only tipped off in the most extreme cases when a child's life has been put in danger....
08 Mar 2010 - Community Care
The social worker sacked following the death of Victoria Climbie said she is looking forward to practising again after winning her battle to join the professional register. Lisa Arthurworrey said the General Social Care Council's decision to...
02 Mar 2010 - Children & Young People Now
Implementing just one of the recommendations set out in Lord Laming's review into child protection could cost up to ᆪ250m and put early intervention services at risk, research has revealed. The Loughborough University study, commissioned by the...
26 Feb 2010 - The Times
Child protection standards must be raised to protect children at risk, the head of the Victoria Climbie inquiry said yesterday. On the tenth anniversary of the murder, Lord Laming said that improvements in safeguarding children had to be implemented...
24 Feb 2010 - BBC News
The foundation set up in the memory of murdered eight-year-old Victoria Climbie is urging that findings of child abuse inquiries be made public. The 10th anniversary of her death is to be marked with a memorial event in Westminster on Thursday. The...
16 Jun 2008 - BBC News
Victoria Climbie's social worker has accused officials at London's Haringey Council of the UK's "worst case of institutionalised scapegoating". Lisa Arthurworrey was sacked and banned from working with children after she...
04 Jun 2008 - BBC News
A social worker responsible for the welfare of eight-year-old Victoria Climbie has won her appeal to continue working in her role. The Care Standards Tribunal (CST) upheld Lisa Arthurworrey's appeal against the decision not to register her as...
28 May 2008 - The Times
The mother of Victoria Climbie today said that she felt betrayed as the lessons of her daughter's horrific death had failed to prevent other children dying in Britain. Victoria was sent from the Ivory Coast to Europe by her parents to find a...
22 May 2006 - BBC News
Victoria Climbie's parents have spoken out after it emerged that many NHS Trusts have not implemented key recommendations made after her death. Francis and Berthe Climbie said they did not want her death to be in vain. They urged Health...