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  Paedophiles 23 September 2004  
Can a community recover when a known abuser returns to live there?

A mother whose daughter was sexually abused by a local man is concerned how his return to their community will affect her family's lives.

After his release from prison, the man who abused her daughter when she was a child, will go back to his marital home.  But the mother says her daughter will move away to ensure she doesn't have to face her abuser again.

Can a small community help in the rehabilitation of a sex offender and what benefits does it gain?

Jenni talks to child psychotherapist Anne Bannister to discuss how a community can heal itself when a known paedophile lives within it. 

New sex offender hostels planned
How paedophiles will be treated
What should I do if I think a child is being abused?


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