We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet.You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.The newspaper said that Hussain, the boy's father, was listed as a "respondent" in a Family Court case involving the boy, and was therefore contacted by the local authority, who promised to keep him informed of all future proceedings.During a hearing last year, the boy's mother was told that the convicted sex offender would be allowed to attend court and make legal representations.Sammy Woodhouse, who has waived her legal right to anonymity in a bid to help other victims, released a video on Tuesday calling for the British government to change the law after a local council in the English city of Rotherham offered her rapist the option to apply "parental rights" over her son, she alleges.Woodhouse was attacked when she was a teen."And the fact that Rotherham Council have offered him to apply for parental rights over my child even though (it was) proven in a court of law -- that (he) was sentenced to 35 years -- that he was a danger to myself and to other children."We will be setting up a petition for the public to sign in regards to the below 👇🏻 I'll keep you all posted. https://t.co/n Zw S3Fr7A1— Sammy Woodhouse (@sammywoodhouse1) November 28, 2018Alongside British Member of Parliament Louise Haigh, Woodhouse is advocating for a change to the 1989 Children Act to ensure that "rapists can't gain access to children conceived through rape and abuse," she said.
I have been a social worker for more than 40 years, as practitioner, manager, director, inspector and ministerial adviser. Four years ago I was invited to review the detail and lessons learned from Operation Central, hereto Rotherham's only successful prosecution - a case involving eight Asian men and four victims."We do understand that the legal requirements can cause upset to those involved and so we welcome a debate around this issue, which applies across England and Wales." A Ministry of Justice statement said: "This is obviously a very distressing incident and the relevant departments and local authority will work urgently to understand and address the failings in this case.