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IICSA published its final Report in October 2022. This website was last updated in January 2023.

Seminar topics

Criminal Injuries Compensation

These seminars discussed and gathered information relating to the criminal justice system and how meets the needs of victims and survivors.

Criminal Justice System

This two-day seminar focused on the way in which cases of child sexual abuse were dealt with by the criminal justice system.

Health Sector

This two-day seminar examined whether existing arrangements to prevent child sexual abuse in healthcare settings were effective.

Mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse

Mandatory reporting is a legal requirement to report knowledge or suspicions of a crime to a designated authority. These seminars examined obligations to report child sexual abuse, and the pros, cons and practical considerations of mandatory reporting.

Preventing and responding to child sexual abuse

The Inquiry commissioned the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to undertake a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) exploring what can be learnt from different jurisdictions, outside of England and Wales, about the role of institutions in preventing child sexual abuse and

Social and political narratives about child sexual abuse

This half-day seminar explored child sexual abuse narratives and the way in which they have affected the practice of institutions and professionals responsible for preventing and responding to it.

The Civil Justice System

This seminar covered a wide variety of subject areas relating to the Civil Justice System.

Victims and survivors’ experiences

This two-day seminar focused on victims and survivors and their experiences of the impacts of child sexual abuse.
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