Child Sex Abuse victims break silence and come forward at Glasgow event


Dozens of people in Glasgow have come forward as potential victims of child sexual abuse following a campaign event in the city. 

Child sexual abuse campaigners have reached out to dozens of potential victims in Glasgow.

Members of the Seek and Find Everyone (SAFE) group were in George Square last week following the start of the public hearing at the Scottish Government inquiry into historical sex abuse across Scotland.

SAFE held an event and spoke to members of the public, and were overwhelmed with the number of people who told them they had been abused.

Members gave out hundreds of leaflets and spoke to around 70 people, including pensioners and homeless people, who identified themselves as victims of abuse.

Sandra Toyer, a facilitator who works with the Voices Within support group, which is part of SAFE, said the event had been a “great success”.

She said:

“So many…

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