Safer UK: preventing sexual maltreatment of unaccompanied asylum seeking minors and improving services for them.

Lay, Margaret and Papadopoulos, Irena and Gebrehiwot, Alem (2007) Safer UK: preventing sexual maltreatment of unaccompanied asylum seeking minors and improving services for them. Middlesex University. ISBN 9781859242230

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This report looks at the experiences of sexual abuse of young unaccompanied Ethiopian, Somalian and Eritrean asylum seekers. Based on interviews with these young people and with key professionals it considers the risks of child sexual abuse occurring, the effectiveness of preventive approaches and therapeutic interventions, and issues surrounding cultural competence. It covers the relevant legislation, the culture in the countries of origin, how sexual abuse can happen, disclosure, prevention of sexual abuse and professional practice in this area.

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Research Areas:School of Health and Education > Institute of Nursing and Midwifery
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