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The new reforms turning the tide for child abuse survivors


For years, many victims and survivors of child sexual abuse were given pitiful amounts of compensation from the institutions responsible, subject to gag orders and unable to take further legal action. But new laws across the country are removing these barriers to justice and allowing some to claim greater amounts of compensation, in what is being hailed as a “watershed moment”. Reporter Christopher Knaus tells Jane Lee how these new laws are levelling the playing field for survivors of child sexual abuse


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