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Black children up to six times more likely to be strip-searched

The data shows the strip-searching of children s is not an isolated problem, limited to London.

Dame Rachel de Souza

Dame Rachel de Souza

Date - 27th March 2023
By - Russell Webster - Work with Offenders
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The Children’s Commissioner, Dame Rachel de Souza, has today published the first analysis of strip searches of children conducted by police under their stop and search powers across England and Wales. The data shows the strip-searching of...
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