The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) published its final report into child sexual abuse and exploitation in institutions in England and Wales in October 20221.
In Spring 2023, the Welsh Government2 and the Home Office3 set out their responses to IICSA’s recommendations to:
This briefing summarises the findings and recommendations from IICSA’s final report, and the government responses.
ReferencesHome Office (2022) Report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse [Accessed 23/05/2023].
Our CASPAR briefings help people working or volunteering with children and young people understand changes to safeguarding and child protection policy and guidance. They also summarise key research and reports from independent bodies such as Ofsted or the Care Inspectorate.
Use our information and resources to help you recognise child sexual abuse when working or volunteering with children. Includes what signs to look out for and how to respond to concerns.
Highlights lessons from case reviews published since 2017 where child sexual abuse committed by adults was highlighted as a significant issue. Includes a summary of risk factors.
Discover what best practice is for managing allegations of abuse against someone who works or volunteers with children in your organisation and how to respond.