Child abuse survivors strike back: A reflection on Reflections UK

ONCE AGAIN,YOU SEE THE EVIL,–PEOPLE -HATING,-“NAZI”–TORIES,–PEOPLE -HATING,—“NAZI”—PRESS/MEDIA,–DOING EVERYTHING,–TO SILENCE,SURVIVORS,-VICTIMS,–STOPPING -THE TRUTH,-FACTS,-FROM BEING,REVEALED,–MAIN STREAM,PRESS,MEDIA,-LIKE THERE TORY –“NAZI”–FRIENDS,–ARE ALL,–PEOPLE -HATING,—“NAZIS”—WE MUST FIGHT THESE EVIL,—-“NAZI”–TORIES,-PRESS-MEDIA,–WE FOUGHT WORLD WARS,AGAINST —“NAZIS”—FOR OUR FREEDOMS,-RIGHTS,–THE EVIL—“NAZIS,–HAVE -REMERGED,IN THE –TORIES,-PRESS-MEDIA,,–PEOPLE–HATERS,

David Hencke

Jenny tomlin: one of three organisers of the new Reflections  group Jenny tomlin: one of three organisers of the new Reflections group

Yesterday in a community hall in Loughborough a new group  calling itself Reflections UK representing survivors of child abuse  across the UK was born.

It has arisen because many survivors – at first buoyed up by the creation of the over arching child sex abuse independent panel – have been knocked down by its replacement body, the statutory Lowell Goddard inquiry. While there was a populist demand for a statutory inquiry – many don’t seem to have realised that the price of that was to exclude survivors from sitting on it.

There has now been a strong backlash from survivors who believe their voices  have been excluded and they have decided to do something about it. Yesterday’s meeting was the start.

It is a powerful 21st century response to a government trying to find a traditionally 20th century solution to…

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