Dr Alan Billings
I recently met with a group of young women who in the past were the victims of horrific crimes. The crimes were sexual abuse and exploitation, dating back some ten years or more when they were mainly very young teenagers.
They prefer to call themselves 'survivors' rather than victims because they have reached a point now where they have begun to put their lives back together again and can be more positive about their futures. They give one another some of the support they need to do this.
They allow me to call them my Survivors Advisory Group, to be consulted on any matters to do with child sexual exploitation.
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