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Deflection, denial and disbelief: social and political discourses about child sexual abuse and their influence on institutional responses
A rapid evidence assessment - Summary reportRead more
Measuring the scale and changing nature of child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation in England and Wales
New scoping report written by CWASU, working with the Centre of Expertise, has just been publishedRead more
These short ‘Key Messages' bring together the current research on child sexual exploitation with implications for practice and strategic commissioning.Read more
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24 Apr 2018
London Met’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit has published a report looking into prior historical discussions surrounding child sexual abuse.
13 Dec 2017
A documentary on the 100 Women Challenge featuring Professor Liz Kelly, Director of London Met’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit has been broadcast by the BBC. The half hour documentary explores the concept of safer streets in London where
Feminist self-defence: Victim empowering or victim blaming?Book now!
Speakers Rahila Gupta, Jan Jordan, Liz Kelly and Fiona Vera-Gray will discuss the revolutionary history of feminist self defence.
MA in Child and Woman Abuse. Short course on Sexual ViolenceStudy with us
Reflecting the work of CWASU, the MA degree and our short courses focus on what we know about the different forms of abuse.