Other Commissions of Inquiry

The Age of Inquiry-A global mapping of institutional abuse inquiries

This web resource maps inquiries into historical child abuse, which have proliferated since the 1990s. It focuses in particular on investigations into ‘institutional child abuse’, which encompasses a range of settings, typically outside the family but including arrangements such as foster care.

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Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse

The Inquiry offers an unprecedented opportunity to examine the extent to which institutions and organisations in England and Wales have taken seriously their responsibility to protect children.

This Inquiry will investigate whether public bodies and other non-state institutions in England and Wales have taken seriously their responsibility to protect children from sexual abuse, and make meaningful recommendations for change in the future.

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Special Commission of Inquiry - Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

There is a Special Commission of Inquiry into matters relating to the Police investigation of certain child sexual abuse allegations in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

Transcpipts from the Inquiry can be found here.

Northern Ireland Historic Institutional Abuse Inquiry

“Were you abused when you were in an Institution? Talk to us - we will listen.”

The Historic Institutional Abuse Inquiry is an independent Inquiry set up to investigate abuse of children in residential institutions (but not schools) in Northern Ireland between 1922 and 1995.

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