Andrea Darling: “Understanding female-perpetrated child sexual abuse in organisational contexts”

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  • Durham University
  • Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work
  • a.j.darling@durham.ac.uk

Description:

My doctoral research explores females who sexually abuse children in organisational contexts; how and why this occurs, the results and consequences (with regard to criminal justice, child protection and employment regulation systems) and the impacts on victims. This specific type of abuse appears generally unrecognised and under-reported and the aim of the research is to raise awareness of the reality of female perpetrated child sexual abuse and educate those involved in employing women in positions of trust as well as other professionals, parents and carers to improve responses and outcomes for victims.