oa News and Views for Magistrates - Bits & pieces

Volume 2004, Issue 12
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Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES Published by: The Law, Race and Gender Research Unit, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch 7701. Sex offenders getting younger (The Star 8/9/2004) Statistics revealed by the Teddy Bear Clinic in Johannesburg reveal that 25% of sexual abuse cases are committed by child offenders. More than 250 child sexual offenders went through their rehabilitation diversion programme last year. The youngest was six years old. A social worker at NICRO said more children were coming into their programme for sexual offences and they seem to be becoming active at a younger ..

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