We have been horrified by the details that have emerged from recent court cases and as Muslims we feel a natural responsibility to condemn and tackle this crime.
Sexual grooming and child abuse afflicts all sections of society and is perpetrated by people of all ethnic groups.
The Koran and traditions of our Prophet exhort us to act against evil and injustice, and create just societies. This is the start of what will be a nationwide project in which we seek to work with others to eradicate this practice from all communities.
More top news
More than 100 Auschwitz survivors from at least 17 countries are expected to attend the main ceremony at the concentration camp.
The recovery is slowing continuing, but it is being driven by the service industry instead of manufacturing - keeping the wealth in London.
Will the 'potentially historic' snow storm hitting the US, find its way to the UK?