Shaun Wright steps down as PCC after Rotherham report pressure

Shaun Wright has stepped down as South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner after weeks of pressure over the Rotherham sexual abuse scandal, his office has announced.

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Barnardo's helping victims on 'long road to recovery'

Children's charity Barnardo's has said it is working with police and council authorities in South Yorkshire to help the victims of sexual exploitation to "rebuild their lives".

Hundreds of victims face the daunting task of rebuilding their lives out of the rubble of their ruined childhoods. Sadly, child sexual exploitation is not just a horror of the past.

Over the last year, Barnardo's has started working closely with the police and local authorities to tackle child sexual exploitation in South Yorkshire ...

Our workers give crucial emotional and practical support to help vulnerable young people start on the long road to recovery.

– Javed Khan, chief executive, barnardo's

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