If there is one thing the past few years have taught us, with their many revelations of abuse, it is that wherever there is a power differential, there will be sexual exploitation.
- Dani Garavelli
- The Scotsman
Counter-intuitively, or perhaps not, the risk seems to increase in those institutions in which the public has traditionally invested most trust: schools, hospitals, churches, the BBC.
With Jimmy Savile we learned the hard way that engaging in good works was a perfect cover for offenders to operate in plain sight; and that the higher the financial and reputational stakes, the greater the scale of the cover-up.
There are few…