In recent years, institutions in the UK and elsewhere have been accused of inflicting terrible cruelty on children in their care. In Scotland, for example, the Shaw Report exposed a catalogue of historic physical, emotional and sexual abuse of children in care between 1950 and 1995. In 2004, then first minister of Scotland, Jack McConnell, made a public apology in parliament to victims of such abuse.
|Specialist publication||The Conversation|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 2015|
- historic abuse and limitation
- child abuse
- law reform