17 Jul 2014

‘Teenage girls are traded for food’ : Culture of ‘sexual abuse of children’ on UK territory of St Helena


‘‘Fairly brutal sexual conduct’ has become ‘reasonably normal in St Helenian life’, a startling charity report has claimed.
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation found puberty was widely regarded as a marker for young ‘girls’ availability’, rather than the age of consent on the British-owned island.
The Mail revealed yesterday how a shocking report which was never made public by the British government found St Helena was rife with child sexual abuse, domestic violence and sexual exploitation.’

Read more: 'Teenage girls are traded for food': More shocking details emerge of culture of 'sexual abuse of children' on British overseas territory of St Helena

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