Children’s rights activist Peter Newell jailed for abuse/Wife Rachel Vanessa Hodgkin secretary at CORAM CHILDREN’S LEGAL CENTRE

UN’s Top Children’s Rights Campaigner is a Paedophile

 

Children’s rights activist Peter Newell jailed for abuse

Feb 16 2018

A children’s rights activist has been jailed for six years and eight months for sexually abusing a boy in the 1960s.

Peter Newell was the former co-ordinator of the Association for the Protection of All Children charity.

The 77-year-old from Wood Green, north London, was sentenced last month at Blackfriars Crown Court.

He admitted five indecent and serious sexual assaults on a child under 16.

The Association for the Protection of All Children, or Approach, says its objectives are to prevent cruelty and maltreatment of children and advance public knowledge in the UK and abroad.

It says its focus is on protecting children from “physical punishment and all other injurious… whether inside or outside the home”.

Approach operates through the Children Are Unbeatable! Alliance in the UK and the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children.

There is no suggestion the south London-based charity knew about Newell’s behaviour, which occurred before he was employed there.

In 2015 Approach brought a complaint to Europe’s top human rights watchdog against France and six other EU countries over its failure to explicitly ban smacking children.

Newell was listed as Approach’s co-ordinator in its accounts on the Charity Commission website, although the most recent document says he stood down from the role in May 2016.

According to the accounts, for the five years from 2012 to 2016, Approach received hundreds of thousands of pounds in income from the NSPCC, Barnardo’s, Save the Children and Unicef, as well as other organisations abroad and a private donor.

The latest accounts for 2017 show Approach only received funding for its overseas activities, and the NSPCC and Barnardo’s were not listed as having made any contributions.

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said Newell’s offences, which were first reported to it in March 2016, started when his victim was aged 12.

Police said they took place between 1965 and 1968 at a number of addresses and locations in south and east England, including London.

Newell pleaded guilty on 2 January to two charges of serious sexual assault between May 1966 and May 1968 and three charges of indecent assault committed between May 1965 and May 1968.

The Charity Commission said it was informed by Approach about the allegation against Newell in 2016.

It said: “We have been in correspondence with the charity on this matter since 2016 to ensure the charity’s safeguarding procedures are robust and that there are policies in place to protect its beneficiaries.

“The charity has confirmed that it has safeguarding policies and procedures in place which are being kept under review and that the charity and the trustees have very limited contact with children and that there is no suggestion that the charity’s beneficiaries were or are at risk.”

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Rachel Hodgkin

In 2007, Newell co-authored (with his wife Rachel Hodgkin)  the Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child for Unicef.

Unicef said it has “zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse”.

A spokesperson added: “We are deeply shocked to hear of the arrest of Peter Newell. We had no knowledge of this crime when he worked as a Unicef consultant 10 years ago. Unicef has since set in place strong procedures to vet staff and consultants.”

Barnardo’s said it was “one of over a 100 organisations that supported the Alliance”.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43075546

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5399247/UNICEF-kids-rights-campaigner-jailed-rape-boy-13.html

A 229-page document he co-wrote with his wife Rachel Hodgkin for Unicef, included sections on sex tourism and sexual consent.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/02/16/childrens-rights-campaigner-jailed-abusing-12-year-old-boy/

Paedophile Peter Newell involved with the Cleveland Report

BN 68 – Ministry of Health and successors: Inquiry into Child Abuse in Cleveland 1987: Report and Papers

BN 68/87 1987 Jan 01-1987 Dec 31 Day 69 – 10.12.1987: Eric Bryan [Brian] Roycroft (Newcastle Social Services); Peter Newell (Children’s Legal Centre)

Day 70 – 14.12.1987: Dr Ralph Underwager (Institute for Psychological Therapies, Minneapolis); Susan Amphlett (Parents Against Injustice)

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/browse/r/h/C10939116

 

Peter Newell founder of White Lion Free School

White Lion Free School

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White Lion Free School Islington 1973

Two young boys openly smoking cigarettes whilst at school.

White Lion Free school Islington 1973. A radical experiment in local community schooling funded by donations with no timetable, no curriculum and no rules for the pupils. Teacher sharing a light for a cigarette with a young female pupil at the school.

 

Peter Newell teacher/founder – White Lion Free School

https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=TV6QAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA23&lpg=PA23&dq=%22peter+newell%22+%2B+%22White+Lion+Free+School%22&source=bl&ots=-uUlK8Pal9&sig=rTEI1Zqgr3wfm5HfDFsIjnsW0DA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjKma-v4a3ZAhWBRpQKHW4sBB0Q6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q=%22peter%20newell%22%20%2B%20%22White%20Lion%20Free%20School%22&f=false

https://archive.org/stream/TESGlobal1977UKEnglish/Sep%2023%201977%2C%20The%20Times%20Educational%20Supplement%2C%20%233250%2C%20UK%20%28en%29_djvu.txt

White Lion Free School students brought to Jimmy Savile shows

Mr Peter Newell, one of the prime movers behind the school

https://archive.org/stream/TESGlobal1977UKEnglish/Jun%2024%201977%2C%20The%20Times%20Educational%20Supplement%2C%20%233238%2C%20UK%20%28en%29_djvu.txt

White Lion Free School in Islington, London, which existed from 1972 to 1990.

Pete Newell and Alison Truefitt were the founders of the school and the key staff members at that time.

At the time I was at the school a lot of effort was put into fundraising and the kids played a big part in this. My earliest office experience was at the age of 11 and 12, writing letters asking for support.

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I also attended Jimmy Savile shows at Capital Radio and met other DJs with a group of pupils from the school to represent its positive aspects as a means of publicising it in its best light. I did a lot of work raising money to get records for the school disco, posters for the disco and other things that the school really needed at the time.

https://libcom.org/library/white-lion-free-school-islington

DJ David Hamilton told how Savile made a beeline for the Countess of Wessex when she was a young PR at London’s Capital Radio.

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/276510/JIMMY-SAVILE-GROPED-ROYAL

Cassandra Cogno‏ @CassandraCogno

When did Peter Newell end up living in Wood Green? How long did he work for the Times Educational Supplement?

Newell’s conviction raises more questions about the sadistic sexual abusers vs the no corporal punishment sexual abusers (PIE) – the two sides were very much aware of one another

Mischief‏ @mischiefx

He was the organiser of an experimental free school in Islington as well (White Lion Free School, formed 1972, closed 1977) for truants/disruptive children

He was deputy editor at TES, and in 1972 was education advisor to NCCL. (lots of articles/letters in The Times archives by him. )

 


Newell has three children, which helps him to avoid the accusation thrown at childless supporters of a ban that ‘they don’t know what it’s like to bring up kids’. “It’s part of the CV to have children,” he jokes. He says he has never hit them and was himself spared any blows as a child. “Although I did have my hair pulled once,” he smiles.

Children’s rights have been a major part of his life since he left the Times Educational Supplement in 1971

https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/newsmaker-children-aposs-champion-peter-newell-co-ordinator-children-unbeatable/article/620855

Mandate Now‏ @mandatenow

BBC News – Children’s rights activist Peter Newell jailed for abuse. His charity is called APPROACH. Q1 News of his sentencing had reporting restrictions applied. Why? Q2: Between 2012-16 the NGO received ££ hundreds of thousands fm @NSPCC @barnardos

Peter Newell – Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children

Peter Newell is a long-term advocate for children’s rights in the UK and internationally. He is Coordinator of the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children. In England he chaired the NGO Children’s Rights Alliance from 1992 to 2002 and is Coordinator of the Children are unbeatable! Alliance, campaigning for abolition of all corporal punishment. Together with his partner, Rachel Hodgkin, he prepared UNICEF’s Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child. He has worked frequently as a consultant for UNICEF, in particular advising on general measures for implementation of the Convention and on establishment of independent human rights institutions for children. He is also Adviser to the European Network of Ombudspeople for Children. Peter was a member of Professor Pinheiro’s Editorial Board for the UNSG’s Study, and also of the NGO Advisory Panel.

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:VtslfuN2H1AJ:www.crin.org/en/docs/announcement_and_bios.doc+&cd=13&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=nz&client=firefox-b-1

Rachel Hodgkin (Childrens Legal Centre)

Essex children’s home probe – 24 June, 1991
Essex children’s home probe; CMS Rachel Hodgkin (Childrens Legal Centre)

https://www.gettyimages.co.nz/detail/video/essex-childrens-home-probe-cms-rachel-hodgkin-intvw-sof-news-footage/810416432

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Rachel Hodgkin

Peter Newell’s wife Rachel Vanessa Hodgkin  – director and company secretary at

EDUCATION LAW ASSOCIATION

ADVICE, ADVOCACY & REPRESENTATION SERVICE FOR CHILDREN

CHILDREN’S RIGHTS ALLIANCE FOR ENGLAND

Rachel Hodgkin’s scientific contributions

https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-contributions/83250710_Rachel_Hodgkin

Ms Hodgkin was a director of Approach’s registered business until 2009, according to records at Companies House.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/child-rights-activist-peter-newell-convicted-of-sex-abuse-wrn0cnvm9

 

and secretary at

CORAM CHILDREN’S LEGAL CENTRE LIMITED

https://companycheck.co.uk/company/01520787/CORAM-CHILDRENS-LEGAL-CENTRE-LIMITED/companies-house-data

 

read about Coram here:

Coram

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Ceinwen-Rowles

Lawyers’ daughter ‘groomed young women for high-class prostitution ring she ran with Scotland Yard detective

Beatrice Nokes’ mother works for a children’s charity- Coram with Cherie Blair as a trustee

Her mother  – Ceinwen Rowles is a solicitor specialising in education law at Coram Children’s Legal Centre.

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2969041/Lawyers-daughter-groomed-young-women-high-class-prostitution-ring-ran-Scotland-Yard-detective.html#ixzz4UK8w13rs

CORAM AND THEIR CHILD TRAFFICKING ANTICS

Queen and Prince Philip visits Coram children’s charity 2009

Rachel Hodgkin, spokeswoman for the Children are Unbeatable campaign, spearheaded by Barnardo’s, the National Children’s Bureau, the NSPCC, Save the Children, and the group Epoch (End Physical Punishment of Children).

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2000/jan/18/sarahhall.lucyward

Peter W Newell
Spouse:  Rachel V Hodgkin
Marriage:  datecity, London

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Rachel Hodgkin – Principal Policy Officer National Children’s Bureau 1997

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1099-0860.1997.tb00027.x/full

Between 1971 and 1974, paedophile Peter Righton was a development officer at National Children’s Bureau and head of two-person Children’s Centre (‘The National Children’s Bureau‘, Evening Standard, May 12th, 1993).

Baroness Hale also part of Coram

Coram Children’s Legal Centre has seven patrons who generously give the organisation their time, support and immense legal gravitas.

They bring with them extensive experience of international and UK human rights law as well as commercial law and social work.

Our patrons are:

  • The Right Honourable, the Baroness Hale of Richmond
  • Paul Bloomfield, Solicitor
  • Cherie Booth QC
  • Jane Hoyal, Barrister
  • Anne-Marie Hutchinson OBE
  • Sir Andrew McFarlane, Lord Justice of Appeal
  • Naomi Angell

http://www.childrenslegalcentre.com/about-us/who-we-are/patrons/

All part of a very sophisticated high level interactive network trading children as a commodity – for multiple purposes?

Baroness Brenda Hale. Suspected next choice by May for Judge Leon’s Musical Chairs.

Scorton. Hales father was headmaster there. Then later Brittan was a governor an alumni said.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scorton_Grammar_School …

alun:

Butler-Sloss: brother of paedo Attorney General.

Woolf: Close friend of paedo Brittan.

Hale: Dad headmaster at school where Brittan was guv.

And Hale  – member of the same ‘gentlemen’s’ club ( Athenaeum club) as Jimmy Savile.

my sweet landlord:

Created Baroness Hale of Richmond of Easby in County of N Yorkshire 2004. Easby is Richmond ex MPs Brittan & Hague

Lady Hale also lives in Morpeth Terrace, Pimlico. Lord and Lady Brittan live nearby. Do you smell a Woolf?

I wonder how often they have dined together as neighbours.

Lady Hale lives in Easby. 6 miles from William Hague, Brough Park. 10 miles from Leon Brittan, Leyburn. Cosy.

 

Lady Hale:Parliamentarian, Member of The Supreme Court,Privy Councillor.(oath pledges allegiance 2 Queen)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Privy_Council_of_the_United_Kingdom … ) #CSAinquiry

Richmondshire Landscape Trust. Patron Lady Hale. Life Member William Hague.

http://m.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/local-stories/landscape-charity-repays-loans-for-purchases-1-2352274 …

Lady Hale’s first husband, Anthony Hoggett, , was involved in European Youth Parliament. Patron William Hague MP.

http://companycheck.co.uk/director/903281025/MR-ANTHONY-JOHN-CHRISTOPHER-HOGGETT-QC …

Lady Hale was appointed Law Lord by Lord Falconer in 2004. Solicitor General 1998 when Lambeth shut down. http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2004/jan/09/lords.women …

 


Child sex abuse inquiry hit with latest blow as senior lawyer steps down

Elizabeth Prochaska walked out before Ben Emmerson QC was suspended.

September 29, 2016

Prochaska, who founded the women’s campaign group Birthrights and was the judicial assistant to Baroness Hale and Lord Brown, worked on the inquiry for more than a year.

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/child-sex-abuse-inquiry-hit-latest-blow-senior-lawyer-steps-down-1584049

 

Justice Hale (Baroness Hale) /Butler- Sloss / Hewson / Helena Kennedy etc

 

Rachel V Hodgkins- mother Rous – daughter of Sir Alan Hodgkin?

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:CVDl4Tu1FcIJ:news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/239286.stm+&cd=4&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=nz&client=firefox-b-1

(Correspondence between Alan Hodgkin, Rachel Hodgkin and NGA) Noel Gilroy Annan)

Alan Hodgkin

http://natedsanders.com/nobel_prize_awarded_to_physiologist_alan_lloyd_hod-lot40145.aspx


Gulbenkian Foundation

1996

Rachel Hodgkin currently works as a children’s rights consultant for various children’s organisations. She has worked actively in children’s advocacy since 1979 when she helped set up the Children’s Legal Centre; in 1993 she moved to the National Children’s Bureau where she was principal policy officer and clerk to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children.

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Peter Newell chairs the council of the Children’s Rights Alliance for England and is coordinator of EPOCH – End Physical Punishment of Children. He also works as a consultant for UNICEF on implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child and is Adviser to the European Network of Ombudspeople for Children.

https://gulbenkian.pt/uk-branch/publication/effective-government-structures-for-children/

Children’s Rights Alliance for England

In particular, CRAE would like to gratefully acknowledge the contributions we have received in drafting this report from its authors and advisors: Marc Francis (Zacchaeus 2000Trust),
David Gee (Child Soldiers International), Lucy Gregg (The Children’s
Society), Kathryn Hollingsworth (Newcastle Law School), Kate Mulley (Action for Children), Jonathan Rallings (Barnardo’s),
Zoe Renton (National Children’s Bureau), and the project’s
coordinator and editor, Natalia Schiffrin.
We also wish to especially thank Stephen Broach (Monckton Chambers), Ayesha Carmouche (INQUEST), Kamena Dorling (Coram
Children’s Legal Centre), Jenny Driscoll (King’s College London),
Catherine Franks, Tara Flood (Alliance for Inclusive Education),
Dragan Nastic (Unicef UK), Aoife Nolan (Nottingham University),
Colm  O’Cinneide (University College London), Chloe Setter (ECPAT
UK), Zara Todd (Sisters of Frida), Adrian  Voce (Policy for Play)
and, in particular, Rachel Hodgkin (Children Are Unbeatable! Alliance), for their invaluable help with this project.

Peter Newell Coordinator of the UK Children are unbeatable! Alliance

 Claire Rayner, spokesman for the Children Are Unbeatable alliance

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/3864001.stm

Claire Raynerlinks to paedophile Peter Righton

https://ianpace.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/peter-righton-his-activities-up-until-the-early-1980s/

Righton knew Claire Rayner from her participation in his new psychosexual counselling venture with Doreen Cordell (formerly counsellor with Albany Trust) during 1971 although she resigned after a few meetings: https://bitsofbooksblog.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/september-1971-lord-beaumonts-letters-righton-meets-jack-profumo/

 

Children’s groups scent victory in campaign for smacking ban | The

Previously, there had been a loose coalition of organisations led by Epoch (End Physical Punishment of Children) under the leadership of Peter Newell, who now … Glenys Kinnock, David Aaronovitch, Claire Rayner, Sir William Utting and Matthew Taylor wrote an open letter to Alan Milburn, the Health Secretary at the time, ...

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/…/childrens-groups-scent-victory-in-campaign-for-smacking…

Gulbenkian FoundationPeter Newell and Rachel Hodgkin have been involved in the setting-up of no fewer than eight of the most important organisations involved in children’s rights, including the Children’s Rights Office and the Children’s Rights Development Unit. All have enjoyed the support of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Gulbenkian Foundation

Charles Napier of PIE – worked for Nucleus – also funded by Gulbenkian Foundation

  • 1974-1977: Exposed in Daily Telegraph as being a member and treasurer of PIE whilst also working for Nucleus – a youth welfare organisation helping youngsters in Earls Court.  Funded by a grant from Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, as well as a Swiss charity, Fondation Rejoindre, and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and other trusts and individuals.

 Early in 1979 the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation published

Young People & Broadcasting Commissioned from the British Youth Council by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and carried out by Peter Mandelson

The Foundation is deeply grateful to Peter Mandelson, Sara Morrison and the …

https://web.archive.org/web/20110614133807/http://www.gulbenkian.org.uk/pdffiles/Young_People_and_Broadcasting.pdf

 

Peter Newell connected to Barbara Kahan, a social worker who presided over institutional child abuse and who rose to deputy chief inspector at the Home Office. Google both their names together and they frequently appear in articles relating to child protection.

The person who was appointed to the top of the tree by Ted Heath’s Gov’t in 1970 was Barbara Kahan, a social worker who was the Home Office’s Deputy Chief Inspector of the Children’s Dept.

https://voat.co/v/pizzagate/2404186

Left to sink or swim?

Community Care, 4.7.91, 1991, p.8.

Brief report on an NCB conference on residential child care, whose speakers included Sir William Utting of the SSI, Barbara Kahan and Allan Levy QC, Peter Newell from EPOCH, Norman Tutt from Leeds DSS, and Dick Clough of the SCA.

https://www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk/left-to-sink-or-swim/r/a1CG0000000GaJ9MAK

Charles Napier of PIE – worked for Nucleus – also funded by Gulbenkian Foundation

  • 1974-1977: Exposed in Daily Telegraph as being a member and treasurer of PIE whilst also working for Nucleus – a youth welfare organisation helping youngsters in Earls Court.  Funded by a grant from Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, as well as a Swiss charity, Fondation Rejoindre, and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and other trusts and individuals.

The Paedophile Information Exchange PIE was allegedly given £70,000 by the Home Office between 1977 and 1980 – the equivalent today of about £400,000.

A former Home Office worker revealed that Jim Callaghan’s Labour government and Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative administration, which took over in 1979, may have provided funding for PIE.

The whistleblower said senior civil servant Clifford Hindley, who was head of the Home Office’s voluntary services unit, signed off a three year grant for £35,000 in 1980.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2571632/Home-Office-gave-Paedophile-Information-Exchange-70-000-Group-allegedly-given-taxpayers-money-1977-1980.html


Children’s groups scent victory in campaign for smacking ban | The …

Previously, there had been a loose coalition of organisations led by Epoch (End Physical Punishment of Children) under the leadership of Peter Newell, who now … Glenys Kinnock, David Aaronovitch, Claire Rayner, Sir William Utting and Matthew Taylor wrote an open letter to Alan Milburn, the Health Secretary at the time, ...

Claire Raynerlinks to paedophile Peter Righton

https://ianpace.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/peter-righton-his-activities-up-until-the-early-1980s/

cassandracogno

Regarding: In 1977, Righton also participated in the London Medical Group’s annual conference, on this occasion the subject being ‘Human Sexuality’, speaking alongside agony aunt Claire Rayner amongst others (M. Papouchado, ‘Annual Conference of the LMG: Human Sexuality’, Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 3 (1977), pp. 153-154).

Righton knew Claire Rayner from her participation in his new psychosexual counselling venture with Doreen Cordell (formerly counsellor with Albany Trust) during 1971 although she resigned after a few meetings: https://bitsofbooksblog.wordpress.com/2015/02/06/september-1971-lord-beaumonts-letters-righton-meets-jack-profumo/

Claire Rayner, the veteran “agony aunt” and spokesman for the anti-smacking alliance, called on peers to back the ban, which she said would be a historic step.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/3864001.stm

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1466205/Ministers-back-move-to-allow-limited-smacking.html

Claire Rayner, spokesman for the Children Are Unbeatable alliance

 Peter Righton friend of PIE treasurer  Charles Napier

The Society of Teachers Opposed to Physical Punishment (STOPP)

https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=mkeBDAAAQBAJ&pg=PA213&lpg=PA213&dq=Newell+group,+STOPP,&source=bl&ots=6TYQe49Mqn&sig=0HnrNubPGbun16zaG8J-pE6k4-M&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwihp4q4_rDZAhXHE5QKHXnNDP8Q6AEIQDAD#v=onepage&q=Newell%20group%2C%20STOPP%2C&f=false

Peter Newell – He’s connected to Barbara Kahan, a social worker who presided over institutional child abuse and who rose to deputy chief inspector at the Home Office. Google both their names together and they frequently appear in articles relating to child protection.

The person who was appointed to the top of the tree by Ted Heath’s Gov’t in 1970 was Barbara Kahan, a social worker who was the Home Office’s Deputy Chief Inspector of the Children’s Dept. At that time the Home Secretary was Reginald Maudling who ended up resigning after he was involved in a major scandal linked to large scale corruption in business dealings. When the remit for child care was taken over by the DHSS in 1971, Kahan transferred to that Dept, to work under Secretary of State Sir Keith Joseph.

Barbara Kahan was someone who was at the heart of a system that was rotten throughout her whole career and became a good deal more putrefied whilst she was at the highest level. Kahan came from a Labour Party, Methodist family and in 1939 went to Newnham College, Cambridge. Whilst at Cambridge she re-started the University Labour Club, also worked for Richard Acland’s left-leaning Commonwealth Party and joined the Peace Pledge Union. After Cambridge, Kahan undertook a social science course at the LSE………..

https://voat.co/v/pizzagate/2404186

 

Cassandra Cogno ‏@CassandraCogno

Young People and Broadcasting – Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

www.gulbenkian.org.uk/pdffiles/Young_People_and_Broadcasting.pdf

Tthe Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation published

Young People & Broadcasting Commissioned from the British Youth Council by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and carried out by Peter Mandelson

The Foundation is deeply grateful to Peter Mandelson, Sara Morrison and the …

https://web.archive.org/web/20110614133807/http://www.gulbenkian.org.uk/pdffiles/Young_People_and_Broadcasting.pdf

Sara Morrison sister-in-law to paedophile Peter Morrison and defender of paedophile Ted Heath

Peter Mandelson (NSPCC) in paedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s black book

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1364001/Peter-Mandelson-silent-contact-Prince-Andrew-friend-Jeffrey-Epstein.html

FBI RECORDS ON JEFFREY EPSTEIN

https://vault.fbi.gov/

Royal Society President Sir Alan Hodgkin, an old friend of Rothschild’s

link

R James Bilton‏ @RCBLTN

I didn’t realise was also part of GIendcorpun

 

Board of Trustees

  • Denise Stuckenbruck became Chair of the Global Initiative in August 2017, and is currently a principal consultant at Oxford Policy Management where she provides technical assistance to policy makers all over the world in areas related to child protection and social welfare. She has nearly 20 years of experience working with child protection programmes, most of these internationally, with Save the Children, UNICEF and 4Children.
  • Anne Crowley is an Associate at Cardiff University and an adviser to the Council of Europe, having had a long career with Save the Children. In addition to being a trustee for the Global Initiative. Anne is also a member of the policy advisory board at Voices from Care, a trustee of Play Wales and Chair of CASCADE’s policy and practice board.
  • Suresh Patel is a trainee solicitor with Memery Crystal LLP. His background experience spans teaching and lecturing, including running theatre workshops for young, newly arriving refugees and asylum seekers, as well as political research and charity work with Protimos, which challenges the exploitation of communities in Southern Africa by training local lawyers to support those communities in asserting their legal rights.

The Global Initiative is administered by the Association for the Protection of All Children, APPROACH Ltd, a registered charity No. 328132. Registered office The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London SE11 5RR, UK. APPROACH is committed to protecting children and young people from physical punishment and all other injurious, humiliating or degrading treatment, and promotes the safeguarding of all children.

http://www.endcorporalpunishment.org/

Corpun file 1975

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Daily Telegraph, London, 30 January 1998

How childcare was hijacked

Activists for ‘children’s rights’ have unwittingly aided the paedophile agenda, argues Lynette Burrows

THE PROGRESS of “children’s rights” affords a classic example of the spellbinding effect that can be created by pressure groups. The lobby that has masterminded the movement numbers no more than a couple of dozen people, and yet its effect has been phenomenal. This can be explained only by the fact that its area of interest, the family, was relatively unexploited until a number of administrative decisions were made.

Childcare pressure groups have been influential, if not decisive, in many of the policy decisions concerning children and the family. Most people assume that campaigning groups enjoy public support. In the case of many of the children’s rights groups, however, this is not the case. It is worrying that many children’s rights organisations are, in fact, started by the same handful of people and that they rely almost entirely on institutional and charitable support.

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Peter Newell and Rachel Hodgkin have been involved in the setting-up of no fewer than eight of the most important organisations involved in children’s rights, including the Children’s Rights Office and the Children’s Rights Development Unit. All have enjoyed the support of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Gulbenkian Foundation. They and their colleagues are influential both here and in Europe, where they are helping to draft parliament regulations for the European Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Together with a dozen or so colleagues, they have produced reports, sat on committees and recommended one another’s views on a host of issues, almost invariably within the agenda of the libertarian Left.

It was a Newell group, STOPP, that got a ban on corporal punishment in schools, despite opposition from teachers, parents and even children. Few doubt that the problems associated with poor behaviour in schools have been a result of this decision.

Another of Newell’s organisations successfully lobbied Parliament in support of moves for doctors to by-pass parental consent for under-age girls to be prescribed contraceptives. The thousands of under-16-year-olds who have babies every year should in many cases be regarded as the victims of paedophilia – except that the topic has been portrayed in such a way as to make it impossible to see it in that light.

Yet another Newell group is the anti-smacking organisation Epoch and its associated charity, Approach. This group recruited Penelope Leach, the psychologist and childcare writer, to its board and publicised the support of numerous social services and childcare organisations.

However, Hans Eysenck, of the Institute of Psychiatry, described Miss Leach’s defence of its stance on smacking as “unscientific” and “too one-sided to form the basis of responsible recommendations to law-giving bodies”. Furthermore, inquiries also reveal that, of the 60-odd organisations listed by Epoch as being in agreement with its aims, only nine supported legislation banning the smacking of children.

Nevertheless, Leach, Hodgkin and other Newell associates were also members of government advisory bodies which helped to draft the immensely important Children Act 1989.

We should be alert to the fact that many ideas implicit in administrative decisions are, in fact, derived from a philosophy first expounded by paedophile groups in the 1970s. This is not to say that those whose philosophies tend to overlap share the sexual predilections of paedophiles, but they have been, perhaps unwittingly, influenced by their political ideas.

There are three, unconnected, groups which have an interest in colonising the territory previously governed by parents: childcare professionals, commercial interests and paedophiles. Of the three, the paedophiles were the first to state their case and set their agenda.

Before they were made illegal in 1982, paedophile groups spelt out their philosophy and aims in some detail. Broadly, these were to destroy first the concept of the vulnerable child and, second, the guiding and protective role of parents. To this end, their agenda included abolishing all forms of corporal punishment of children, removing the right of adults to direct children’s behaviour, allowing them to choose whom they lived with, abolishing the age of consent for both boys and girls and making contraception and abortion available to children.

This was their programme and they influenced many others who did not see their agenda in the same sexual terms, including politicians and children’s rights activists. However, by championing so many causes from this agenda, children’s rights activists have unwittingly assisted paedophiles in achieving several aims on their agenda.

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February 25, 2014 at 4:52 pm

I first heard about the PIE/NCCL link years ago in a little booklet written by Lynette Burrows called “Fight for the family” she also made links to another bunch of “Childrens rights” people, Peter Newell and Rachel Hodgkin

With all 7 of the existing children’s rights organisations founded, or co-founded by one man, Peter Newell, who has been funded from the beginning by an overseas charitable trust. His partner, Rachel Hodgkin, and many colleagues from these organisations are now in prominent positions in major charities and on government bodies.

Whether one is sympathetic to the philosophy they pursue or not, it is important to realise both what they are up to, and what they really want. This is no less than the total subjugation of the family to the dictates of the state – as happens in Sweden today. The means by which they hope to accomplish this is by the same means used by the Swedish state. That is to criminalize the majority of parents, who smack their children for disciplinary purposes, so that they are everywhere at the mercy of the authorities.

This simple device enables social workers to decide to take children away from their parents for whatever reason they choose. If one considers our own cases of over-reaction by social workers as in Cleveland, the Orkneys, Nottingham and a host of other places, one can see that with an anti-smacking law in place, most of those parents who were able to get their children back – plus apologies and compensation from the authorities – would have no defence. If even a smack on the hand or leg has been administered at some time, the parents would be put in the wrong and the social workers could keep their children – and the compensation.


Peter Newell – Social Care Online

Rachel Hodgkin – Social Care Online

Peter Newell:

Among his numerous roles, in England he has chaired the NGO Children’s Rights Alliance and is Coordinator of the UK Children are unbeatable! Alliance, campaigning for abolition of all corporal punishment. In the 1990s he was Research Coordinator for the Commission on Children and Violence in the UK. Internationally, he is Coordinator of the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children. He helped prepare UNICEF’s Implementation Handbook on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and has worked frequently as a consultant for UNICEF.

The most important child rights issues are those that are symbolic of children’s status in society. So, in terms of my work, that means children having equal protection under the law from violence.

If I could give advocates one piece of advice? Work harder. And, in particular, work harder at getting the Convention on the Rights of the Child recognised as a legal instrument.

The best thing about the Convention is that it is clear and comprehensive about children as rights holders. The worst is that some of the language allows for punitive responses in juvenile justice.

The best achievement of my career has probably been helping to get the issue of equal protection of children taken seriously, and on to the agenda of different human rights mechanisms.

An organisation’s work which I especially admire is that of the Committee on the Rights of the Child. Although there are a number of organisations doing good work.

If I was not working in child rights, I would be gardening, and growing vegetables.

The best thing about my job is the challenge of constantly inventing new advocacy strategies. The worst is meeting the same stupid, hypocritical arguments from adults.

If I was not answering these questions, I would be…on my allotment.

My best job in child rights? I’m happy where I am.

If I had to sum up children’s rights in one word, it would be: non-negociable

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Oxfam boss Mark Goldring

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‘It’s not like we murdered babies’: Oxfam chief hits out at ‘unfair’ backlash over sex scandal

Boss Mark Goldring claims people are “gunning” for the charity over claims staff sexually exploited disaster victims

17 FEB 2018

Oxfam has been accused of concealing inquiry findings over claims staff used prostitutes in Haiti in 2011. Mr Goldring said nine staff behaved unacceptably and he was “deeply ashamed”.

Scotland’s charity regulator dealt with 15 cases of alleged sexual misconduct in the past two years. And ex-Unicef consult­­ant Peter Newell, 77, of Wood Green, North London was last month jailed for raping a boy of 12 in the 1960s. Unicef said it had not known of his crime.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/its-not-like-murdered-babies-12039528

CHARITIES RUN BY THE SPIES?

Jimmy Savile with American Secret Servicemen, at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, where children were repeatedly raped. goodnessandharmony

The Oxfam sex scandal has been linked to Israel’s close friend Sir Jimmy Savile, who reportedly organised child abuse rings for the security services.

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Pro Chancellor Lord Liddle of Carlisle, Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark E.Smith, HRH Princess Alexandra -Jimmy Savile’s friend, Chancellor Sir Chris Bonington, Caroline Thomson (Lady Liddle) and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Atherton

Oxfam’s Caroline Thomson, accused of being part of the cover-up of the Jimmy Savile child abuse ring scandal.

Caroline Thomson, Lady Liddle, is the chair of Oxfam.

She is also chair of Tomorrow’s People Trust‘s Ambassadors group

Caroline Thomson is married to Lord Roger Liddle, friend of Peter Mandelson, Tony Blair and José Manuel Barroso.

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Her husband, Roger Liddle – a former advisor to Tony Blair while he was Prime Minister,

He was a councillor on Oxford City Council[2] and Lambeth London Borough Council. Councillor, Lambeth Borough Council, 1982 – 1986


He was a Lambeth councillor fighting militant Ted Knight every inch of the way.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/1989/oct/02/reshuffle1999.mandelson

Lambeth Police Station Paedophile Sex Ring Dungeon Scandal

The leader of Lambeth Council at the time was Ted Knight (Labour) who was a close friend of Margaret Hodge (Labour) who was leader of nearby Islington Council. It is believed that Children were “traded” between Lambeth and Islington Councils.

Liddle also worked together with and was a close friend of  Peter Mandelson on books outlining the political philosophy of the Labour Party under Blair’s leadership. He is chairperson of the international think tank Policy Network and Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lancaster.[1]

Lambeth Police Station Paedophile Sex Ring Dungeon Scandal

Thomson is the elder daughter of Labour peer George Thomson, Baron Thomson of Monifieth.[5]

George Thomson was made a Privy Counsellor in 1966, was created a Life Peer on 23 March 1977 as Baron Thomson of Monifieth, of Monifieth in the District of the City of Dundee,[9] and became a Knight of the Thistle in 1981.[10]

Caroline Thomson was formerly the BBC’s chief operating officer.

She was given a £670,000 pay-off by the BBC after being accused of being part of the cover-up of the Jimmy Savile child abuse ring scandal.

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In February 2018, the chairman of Oxfam International, Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, was arrested as part of a corruption probe in Guatemala.

Some charities are being run by Mossad and its friends, and, are involved in organising child abuse rings?

“More than 120 workers for Britain’s leading charities were accused of sexual abuse in the past year (2017) alone, fuelling fears that child abusers are targeting overseas aid organisations.

“As new figures emerged revealing the extent of the crisis, Priti Patel, the former international development secretary, warned ‘predatory paedophiles’ had been allowed to exploit the aid sector.”

http://aanirfan.blogspot.hu/2018/02/…-by-spies.html

Save the Children sack 30 staff after 120 misconduct complaints in a year

February 20 2018,

Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam, arriving to be questioned by MPs with Caroline Thomson, chairwoman of the trustees, and Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International

Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam, arriving to be questioned by MPs with Caroline Thomson, chairwoman of the trustees, and Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam InternationalTimes Newspapers Ltd

Save The Children dealt with 193 child protection and 35 sexual harassment cases involving allegations against its staff around the world last year, the head of the charity told MPs today.

Kevin Watkins, the chief executive, told the international development select committee that the misconduct cases in 120 countries led to 30 dismissals. The scandal of the sexual misconduct of some workers in Haiti, exposed by The Times this month, was a warning against complacency to the entire aid sector, he added.

Mr Watkins was a trustee of Save The Children in 2015 when Brendan Cox, widower of MP Jo Cox, was investigated over sexual harassment allegations, but resigned before facing disciplinary action.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/oxfam-chief-apologises-for-sex-scandal-and-his-comments-about-it-mwgjgt5d9

Oxfam admits sex workers at the “Caligula Orgy” may have been children and Roland van Hauwermeiren, Country Director for Haiti, was one of its senior executives involved in the sex-for-money scandal involving earthquake survivors

Oxfam chief executive to face calls to resign as he is confronted by MPs over Haiti sex scandal

 

Unicef Keynote Address
2013
Rachel Hodgkin, Children’s Rights Advocate
Rachel Hodgkin is a children’s rights consultant and children’s advocate. She has been active in the field of children’s rights advocacy since 1979, the International Year of the Child, when she helped set up a UK “Children’s Legal Centre” where she worked for 13 years
Between 1993 and 1998 she was head of policy at the National Children’s Bureau and clerk to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children. During this period she also worked with UNICEF and the Council of Europe, and wrote various books and reports, including (with Peter Newell) “Effective Government Structures for Children”.
Other publications include “Advocacy for Children” for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (1998), “Child
Impact Statements 1997/98 -an experiment in child-proofing UK Parliamentary Bills” (Gulbenkian/NCB 2000) and “
Rethinking child imprisonment –a report on young offender institutions” (CRAE 2002).
With Peter Newell she is co-author of UNICEF’s “Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child”, now in its fourth edition. Currently she works as an independent expert on children’ s rights, most recently for the “Children are unbeatable!” campaign against physical punishment, for the Council of Europe on the rights of children in care and for AFRUCA (Africans Unite Against Child Abuse) on the issue of “witch branding”. She is also a guest lecturer on the children’s rights course at the London School of Economics

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 Peter Dalglish, pictured with a young male acquaintance, is a former Unicef and WHO official and was found with 'two young boys at his home in Nepal'

New charity child sex abuse scandal is sparked after UN launches probe into 60-year-old former WHO and Unicef official arrested after ‘being found with two boys at his home in Nepal’

  • Peter Dalglish was allegedly found in the same room as two boys aged 12 and 14
  • The were found together at the former WHO official’s home in Nepal by police 
  • Dalglish worked at the UN for 30 years and held positions at the WHO and Unicef

The United Nations has launched an investigation after a former senior official with links to a British charity was arrested over serious child sex offences.

Police allege they found 60-year-old Peter Dalglish with two boys aged 12 and 14 in the same room when they launched a dawn raid at his idyllic mountainside home in Nagarkot, near Kathmandu, Nepal, earlier this month.

Dalglish has held various posts, some senior, with UN agencies which receive more than £582 million a year in foreign aid from British taxpayers.

In his most recent posting in 2015, he was the UN’s ‘country representative’ in Kabul.

Peter Dalglish, pictured with a young male acquaintance, is a former Unicef and WHO official and was found with 'two young boys at his home in Nepal'
Peter Dalglish, pictured with a young male acquaintance, is a former Unicef and WHO official and was found with ‘two young boys at his home in Nepal’

 

Detectives claim the lawyer-turned-charity boss has been abusing children in Nepal for 15 years after a young man in his mid-20s made historical allegations against him. Police say that ‘medical and scientific evidence’ against Dalglish will be presented by prosecutors when he appears in court on Wednesday.

Officers said they were tipped off by workers from another charity three months ago, but also received intelligence from a foreign law enforcement agency more recently, and were following Dalglish prior to the arrest.

‘Initial investigations revealed that he had been targeting children from poor financial backgrounds and sexually abusing them,’ said Pushkar Karki, director of Nepal’s elite Central Investigation Bureau.

He claimed that Dalglish lured children away from their parents with offers to educate them, take them abroad and provide them with jobs.

He told The Mail on Sunday that Canadian-born Dalglish believed his status would make him invulnerable, adding: ‘Those things made it easy for him to prey on those kids. And then they would be silenced, because he has got so much influence.’

Staff at various UN agencies were urgently investigating Dalglish’s past activities last week.

The married father-of-one founded global charity Street Kids International (SKI), which is now part of London-based Save the Children. He says he was inspired to help youngsters by the 1984 Ethiopian famine, which gave rise to Band Aid and Live Aid, and in his autobiography he writes of meeting Bob Geldof the following year at a camp in Sudan.

He recalled watching refugee children cluster around Geldof and observed: ‘I have always believed that many kids come with a built-in radar that tells them which adults they can trust and which they should fear.’

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Princess Anne has been President of Save the Children since 1970.

Dalglish, whose net worth has been estimated at more than £5 million, has met Canadian premier Justin Trudeau and Princess Anne through his humanitarian work.

About 15 years ago, he founded the Himalayan Community Foundation, providing healthcare and education to remote communities in Nepal.

Dalglish had a 30-year career with the UN and was arrested at his house in Nepal (pictured)

Dalglish had a 30-year career with the UN and was arrested at his house in Nepal (pictured)

Dalglish’s UN career spans more than 30 years, and at various times he has held senior posts in the World Food Programme, Unicef, WHO, and UN-Habitat, the organisation’s home-building programme.

WFP said it was checking its records for the mid-1980s but had not yet found Dalglish’s name – a spokesman added that he could have been a local appointment.

UN-Habitat revealed that Dalglish worked for it between 2010 and 2015, but there have ‘not been any reports or allegations on any misconduct during his tenure’. WHO said it was ‘shocked’ at the allegations but added that no complaints had been made against him.

Save the Children said that Dalglish had never worked for the charity, adding: ‘Save the Children acquired one of SKI’s programmes and some of its assets in 2015.’ Unicef said they were reviewing their records. Sir Bob Geldof declined to comment.

Dalglish’s lawyer Rahul Chapagain insisted his client was innocent and added: ‘Charges have not be filed but he denies the allegations. He will plead not guilty.

KARTIKE, Nepal: When Peter Dalglish, a lauded humanitarian worker, built a sleek cabin near a Nepalese village of rutted roads and hills ribbed with rice paddies, local residents knew virtually nothing about him.

But over several years, the Canadian lawyer endeared himself to many in the community, greeting villagers in Nepali, offering chocolates from Thailand to children playing in the forest and helping people rebuild their homes destroyed by devastating earthquakes in 2015.

The goodwill was shattered last month when police swarmed Dalglish’s home, placed a gun to his head and arrested him on charges of raping at least two boys, 12 and 14.

Suddenly, villagers were on edge, worried about how far the betrayal — and abuse — may have stretched.

“We trusted him,” said Sher Bahadur Tamang, who said he received hundreds of dollars from Dalglish to pay for his child’s education. “He treated us so well. We never knew what was inside his mind.”

Dalglish’s downfall has been a shock partly because his work aiding street children around the world was so widely admired. He was a guest speaker at numerous events in Thailand over many years. In 2016, he was awarded the Order of Canada, the country’s second highest civilian honour.

Nepal is one of Asia’s poorest countries, and thousands of nongovernmental organisations operate there with limited government oversight. The absence of strict regulations means aid groups can be used as a cover for human traffickers and predatory behaviour by humanitarian workers, said Pushkar Karki, head of Nepal’s Chief Investigation Bureau, the agency overseeing the case against Dalglish.

This year, the police arrested Hans Jurgen Gustav Dahm, 63, a German who was running a charity organisation in Kathmandu that provided free lunches to children, many of whom accused him of sexual abuse.

In the past two years, five other foreign men, including Dalglish, 60, have been arrested on suspicion of paedophilia, Karki said.

“There have been some instances where they were found working with charities,” he said, noting that several of the men informally offered money, food and clothing to children. “Our laws aren’t as strict as in foreign countries, and there is no social scrutiny like in developed countries.”

The arrest of such a notable humanitarian has added urgency to a new effort by aid workers around the world, who are saying it is now time to investigate themselves. Late last year, they started a #MeToo-like movement called #AidToo.

In February, Oxfam, one of Britain’s largest charities, fired four workers and accepted the resignations of three others after an investigation found that senior officials for the organisation had hired prostitutes in Haiti, including for sex parties.

That same month, the BBC reported that men delivering aid on behalf of the United Nations and international charities had abused displaced women in Syria, trading food for sexual favors.

“Peter Dalglish’s arrest should be a ‘teachable moment’ for the humanitarian community to understand and recognize how predators exploit the cover of ‘heroism’ to commit crimes,” Lori Handrahan, a veteran humanitarian worker, wrote in an essay published on Medium. “Let’s be clear. Peter Dalglish is not a hero. He never was.”

Dalglish was charged with paedophilia in a district court this month. He faces up to 13 years in prison.

“He sexually abused children after giving them the false hope that they would be taken to a foreign country,” said Jeevan Shrestha, a spokesman for Nepal’s Chief Investigation Bureau.

Over several decades, Dalglish, a lawyer from Ontario, built a reputation as a deeply committed advocate for children in war-torn corners of the globe.

In the 1980s, he was a co-founder of Street Kids International, an organisation that has helped homeless youths around the world find jobs, and which was recently absorbed by Save the Children.

He also partnered with the American professional skateboarder Tony Hawk to empower children through sports, and worked with the United Nations in Liberian shantytowns after the 2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa.

But in Nepal, where he has lived off-and-on since 2002, some of those who knew him recalled unsettling requests.

In Kathmandu, at a school that provides free education to children from mountain communities, Dalglish was a popular volunteer in the early 2000s until he asked administrators to change a rule barring students from staying overnight with teachers.

Soon after, the relationship between the school’s staff members and Dalglish soured, a senior administrator said, and he was banned from the campus.

In an interview last month with The Globe and Mail, a Canadian newspaper, Dalglish spoke from behind the bars of a jail cell in Kathmandu, denying the charges against him and pointing out he had never before been the subject of a criminal investigation.

“But obviously, if you do the work that I do, with kids, you leave yourself open to criticism and suspicion,” he said. Dalglish declined further interview requests.

Rahul Chapagain, Dalglish’s lawyer, said evidence collected by the police could belong to visitors who rented the home through Airbnb. “Whatever they found, it does not necessarily belong to Peter,” he said.

Dalglish markets his cabin online as a “Himalayan Hideaway,” equipped with a Bose sound system, German bathroom fixtures and a lush garden. In his profile’s display picture, a beaming Dalglish embraces Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada.

On a recent day, the home was empty and locked, a ruffled comforter on the couch and board games tucked into an armoire visible through the windows. Around Kartike, a sleepy village where farmers wield sickles in watery fields, many expressed horror that a possible predator had been living just up the hill.

At a restaurant in town, the father of one of the boys in the case said he had worked as a labourer on Dalglish’s property for half a decade and had formed a warm bond with his boss. The father, Tamang, identifying himself only by his common last name to protect his family’s privacy, said he let his son, 14, occasionally spend the night at Dalglish’s home.

On the morning of April 7, Tamang was jolted awake by nearly a dozen police officers, who escorted him up a snaking path of slate-coloured tiles to Dalglish’s home, where his son was sleeping.

Inside the house, Dalglish spoke calmly to the police in English, a language Tamang did not understand.

Later, Tamang learned that plainclothes police officers had befriended his son, who told authorities that he, his 12-year-old cousin and at least two other boys had been abused by Dalglish.

In an interview, Tamang’s son said Dalglish had sexually assaulted him over a period of seven years, promising him a better life abroad if he kept quiet.

“I think the police were following Peter for a long time,” Tamang said. “The boys said they were asked to sleep naked and were raped.”

Until the boys stepped forward, villagers said there had been no signs of improper behaviour by Dalglish. He treated those who worked for him well and bought clothing, shoes and pencils for children in the village. It is unclear who initially tipped off the police about Dalglish.

A few days after the arrest, Tamang said he was summoned by the authorities to Dalglish’s home.

The police showed him a small, white box. Inside were dozens of photographs and film negatives of naked children, some of them playing in pools, Tamang said.

Chapagain, the lawyer, said Dalglish told him they were “pictures of poverty-stricken children and nothing sexually exploitative”.

But Tamang was unconvinced, characterising the experience as a nightmarish episode in his family’s ordeal.

“I never imagined Peter would do such a thing,” he said.

https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1463838/child-sex-charges-shock-nepal

Peter Dalglish’s final hearing pending, likely to be sentenced

7 Sept 2018

KATHMANDU — While Peter Dalglish’s final hearing is pending, a source has revealed to Kathmandu Tribune that Peter is likely to be sentenced for ten years or so according to the old law.

Dalglish’s last hearing was on August 9 and the next hearing isn’t announced yet by the Kavre court.

With a lighter sentencing, Peter Dalglish will escape the new law’s judgment. Dalglish had come to Nepal on a tourist visa when he was arrested on April 9.

https://kathmandutribune.com/peter-dalglishs-final-hearing-pending-likely-to-be-sentenced/

1984 : His friend, Liberal MP John Godfrey, was president of the University of King’s College at the time
2013:
Dalglish was teaching a weekly class as a volunteer at the Shree Mangal Dvip Buddhist School
Mary Clancy, another of Dalglish’s friends and a lawyer and former Liberal politician in Halifax
He was director of the UN program, Combatting Child Labour, in Nepal from October 2002 to May 2005. He’s now (2013) senior adviser in Nepal to the Swiss NGO Terre des Hommes on working children, child soldiers and street children.
His Dutch wife, Nienke Schaap, and their eight-year-old daughter, Annelie, live in Amsterdam but the family returns to Canada every August to enjoy this country’s vast open spaces.
DALGLISH, Peter John, B.A., LL.B.; lawyer, social entrepreneur, advocate for street and working children; b. London, Ont., May 1957; s. Francis William and Marianne Dalglish; e. Upper Canada Coll. 1969-75; Stanford Univ. B.A. 1979; Dalhousie Law Sch. LL.B. 1983; m. Nienke Schaap; daughter: Annelie Margaretha; EXTVE. DIR., SOUTH ASIA CHILDREN’S FUND, Kathmandu, Nepal 2005- ; Field Worker, UN World Food …
Lori Handrahan‏ @LoriHandrahan2
“Another school in Nepal says it banned him from its premises years ago, citing alleged conduct toward children that made administrators uneasy.”

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish accused of abusing children he pledged to help

April 22, 2018

A Canadian man who spent decades working with children’s organizations and received the Order of Canada for his global contributions is now locked in a crowded detention cell in Kathmandu accused of having sex with minors.

Peter Dalglish, 60, has been a leading international advocate for combatting child poverty. But early on the morning of April 7, police descended on his home in Nepal and took him away at gunpoint.

At the time of his arrest, two boys − one 12, another 14 − were in the house with him. Police say they also found photos inside the home of naked children. Mr. Dalglish has not been formally charged, but is being held while police investigate; local courts can authorize up to 25 days for such investigations. So far, three alleged victims have spoken to police. The two boys found in the house gave detailed descriptions of his alleged sexual contact with them, the father of one boy told The Globe and Mail.

Mr. Dalglish, speaking from behind bars, denied any improper contact with children, while his lawyer said the photographs are of the sort a tourist might take of unclothed children in impoverished areas. Police have yet to submit a detailed charge sheet against him. His lawyer says he will plead not guilty. “I’ve never had a civil or a criminal prosecution, ever,” Mr. Dalglish told The Globe. “But obviously, if you do the work that I do, with kids, you leave yourself open to criticism. And suspicion.”

His arrest has nevertheless brought new scrutiny to his decades of humanitarian work, which placed him in regular and close contact with children in numerous countries.

His travels took him across the globe. He delivered aid to famine-struck Ethiopia; worked with the children of murdered parents in Guatemala; evacuated children from war-torn Sudan and provided technical training to kids in Khartoum; taught sex workers’ children in Calcutta; responded to the Ebola crisis in Liberia; founded an organization that helped street kids in numerous countries; and oversaw skills training in Afghanistan.

In Kabul, he once held weekend classes for children in a bunker. He described them to the publication Tes, formerly known as the Times Educational Supplement, as “like Dead Poets Society, but with a ragtag group of kids whose entire lives have been defined by war.” At one point, 42 children showed up.

Now, his conduct is being re-evaluated by organizations around the world. One international school in Thailand that placed him under investigation late last year has removed him from its board of directors, citing concerns about his presence around children. Another school in Nepal says it banned him from its premises years ago, citing alleged conduct toward children that made administrators uneasy.

Until his arrest, however, that undercurrent had done little to mar the global profile of Mr. Dalglish as an erudite, roguishly charming leader wholly devoted to the well-being of children. Kids in Nepal and around the world loved his willingness to buck convention and spin lessons from war zones and Elizabethan poetry alike. Foreign donors were captivated by his spunk and inspirational tales. One of his recent endeavours involves supplying water to 11 Nepali villages, using US$300,000 provided by a Canadian donor. His citation from the Governor-General’s office for the Order of Canada in 2016 says he “has devoted his life to helping children escape poverty.”

But Nepali police accuse him of abusing those he pledged to help.

“He was influencing [children] to do sexual acts,” said Pushkar Karki, one of Nepal’s top police officers and director of the country’s Central Investigation Bureau. “They were lured.”

He added: “A person can be a very good person in society, but the crime they commit is different. A crime is a crime.”

Police in Nepal received a tip about Mr. Dalglish around 3 1/2 months ago from a local organization. Later, they also received notice from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (the RCMP declined comment on an investigation in another country). Mr. Dalglish was travelling at the time, but “he was on our radar as soon as he landed in Nepal,” Mr. Karki said. After he was arrested, police found photographs in his home of “a lot of children in various poses,” Mr. Karki said. “Some of them are naked, some of them are not.”

He believes the children “are from around the world.”

The house Peter Dalglish built in Nagarkot, Nepal.

Nathan VanderKlippe/The Globe and Mail

In March, after speaking at a prominent international school in Beijing, Mr. Dalglish returned to Nepal, where he went trekking.

Unbeknownst to him, plainclothes police went in his absence to a house he had built in Nagarkot, roughly two hours by road from Kathmandu. The three-storey residence is equipped with a Finnish stone fireplace and overlooks a panorama of vertiginous terraces. On a clear day, the snow-capped Himalayas rim the horizon.

The officers who came here “said they were from an organization and wanted to help kids,” said a Nepali villager who works for Mr. Dalglish at the house in Nagarkot and whose 14-year-old son was one of the boys the plainclothes officers befriended in what police called a trust-building exercise. Police say the boy described for them sexual contact with Mr. Dalglish. (The Globe is not naming the father to protect the identity of the alleged victims.)

After Mr. Dalglish returned from the trek, officers pounced, a dozen of them arriving at his Nagarkot house at dawn. They found two boys − the villager’s son and his 12-year-old nephew inside, and seized Mr. Dalglish’s computer and mobile phone.

Mr. Dalglish was taken away “with a gun to his head,” his lawyer, Rahul Chapagain, said . But the police case against him is “just an accusation, or allegations. It has not been presented to the court,” he said. Mr. Dalglish has told him that the photos, for example, are of “children from places he has been travelling around the world, especially African children,” some of whom wore no clothing. “It’s not a single child in a room in a [sexual condition], but it’s more of a natural state: They were naked.”

Mrr. Chapagain has not seen the images himself; police have yet to formally submit evidence. But “obviously we are pleading not guilty,” he said.

In the days since Mr. Dalglish’s arrest, the boys have given statements and undergone medical examinations. The father of the 14-year-old boy also provided a written statement to police, parts of which he described to The Globe in an interview.

“The kids told me that they took a shower [and] got naked” with Mr. Dalglish, he said.

“He did that and also played with their genitals,” the father said. Mr. Dalglish also had intercourse with them, he said. “It’s just unthinkable.”

Mr. Dalglish was married with a daughter when he moved into a house in Kathmandu in 2002. Neither his daughter nor his wife, from whom he has since separated, ever lived with him in the country.

However, young Nepali males regularly stayed at his house. He often entertained young people he financially supported − most of them male, according to five people who know him − bringing them to his place to eat, read and watch cartoons.

Mr. Dalglish sponsored school fees for numerous students, sometimes bringing them on overseas travel to events such as the Model United Nations. The children he supported “were poor but really talented,” said Chiri Maharjan, who once worked as a gardener for Mr. Dalglish, becoming such a trusted friend that his name is on the title for the Nagarkot home.

One boy he found carrying bags for Japanese tourists, another at a community learning centre. He found Rishi Bastakoti, who is now 20, selling postcards on the side of the road when he was 12 years old. The boy told Mr. Dalglish that his mother had recently died and his father “doesn’t care about me. I told him all this story, and he said, ‘Maybe I’ll sponsor you.’”

Soon, Mr. Dalglish began sending money. “School fees, uniform, books, everything,” Mr. Bastakoti said. A child in Nepal can be educated for as little as $750 a year. The money continued through high school and then college, where Mr. Bastakoti studied hotel management for two years. He had an opportunity to travel with Mr. Dalglish, too, accompanying him twice to Model UN events in Singapore.

Mr. Dalglish also helped his family, providing money to rebuild his grandfather’s house after the 2015 earthquake that struck Nepal.

“He is more than a father to us. He’s a great guy,” Mr. Bastakoti said. There was no sexual contact between the two, he said.

Mr. Dalglish “hasn’t done any bad things to us,” added Krishna Gurung, 21, another Nepali man sponsored by Mr. Dalglish for roughly a decade. “He always said ‘Stay away from drugs, stay away from bad people.’ I don’t believe that he has done those kind of things to other people.”

Children play at Shree Mangal Dvip Boarding School in Kathmandu, where Peter Dalglish once taught leadership classes.

Elsewhere, however, the interactions between Mr. Dalglish and students raised suspicions, including on the grounds of Shree Mangal Dvip Boarding School, which provides free Buddhist education to lower-caste children from impoverished high-altitude locations. Situated in Kathmandu, the school educates hundreds of children who might otherwise remain illiterate, housing them in dormitories and teaching them English.

In 2003, Mr. Dalglish volunteered to teach a weekly leadership class at the school. He was a “really, really challenging, wonderful teacher. Kids loved what he did,” said Shirley Blair, a Canadian teacher who is the school’s long-time director. Some 40 children might attend a class.

Then something happened that worried Ms. Blair. One day, Mr. Dalglish emerged from class surrounded by children, “and he was trying to convince me to bend a rule to let kids stay overnight,” Ms. Blair said. She refused, irritated that he would seek to undermine her authority.

But standing next to her was a visitor, a teacher from the United States, who watched the exchange and expressed concern about Mr. Dalglish’s relationship with the children. “It was like a blinding flash of lightning for me,” Ms. Blair said. (The Globe verified this account with the visiting teacher.)

Mr. Dalglish had invited the school’s students to his home for dinner on occasion and administrators had “heard about some suspicious behaviours with our children,” said Khenpo Chonyi Rangdrol, who was principal at the school from 2004 to 2011.

But an investigation failed to uncover clear evidence. Mr. Rangdrol and Ms. Blair confronted Mr. Dalglish nevertheless, couching their concern in terms of alcohol: Perhaps he was drinking too much, and “once you are drunk you don’t know what you are doing,” Mr. Rangdrol said.

Eventually, Ms. Blair says she banned Mr. Dalglish from the school. “I said you are persona non grata.” In their final conversation, about seven years ago, she says she told him “You need help.”

Mr. Dalglish disputes this. He left the school “for different reasons,” he said in an interview, but primarily because work took him to Afghanistan. “I was never banned from the school,” he said.

He spoke from a concrete detention room in downtown Kathmandu, inside the guarded compound of the Central Investigation Bureau. He and 10 other men share a concrete cell that measures roughly seven by four paces. Visitors must provide fingerprints and surrender identification and phones to see him.

“This is obviously a horrible circumstance to be in,” he said on a recent day when approached by a Globe reporter, whom he greeted cheerily. He began by introducing some of his cellmates − they are “a really good team,” he said − and offering flattery about the professionalism of his treatment.

“This is not the Hyatt,” he said, wearing a camouflage-patterned T-shirt. But, he added, the experience has “showed me some of the best of Nepal in terms of the men I’m sharing the cell with, all of whom have been supportive and kind and protective of me.”

Leaning against the bars of his cell as he spoke, he answered questions for nearly 15 minutes.

Asked whether he had showered and had sex with the boys in his house, he said “No, never. Never, never.” He “completely” denied any inappropriate sexual relations with children at any time.

The boys in his house at the time of his arrest, he said “are people I’ve known for some time. So it’s not as if, you know, I’ve picked somebody off the street.

“You should also know that they were not found in my bedroom,” he said. One was on a couch just outside his upstairs sleeping quarters. Another was on the main floor.

The son of the villager who spoke to The Globe was in the house for his own well-being, Mr. Dalglish said, since the boy’s home village is plagued by alcohol problems. And after the father married again, his new wife “doesn’t necessarily want the first wife’s children around,” Mr. Dalglish said. The boy, he added “never stayed in my house unless his father was on the grounds.”

The father contradicted parts of that account, saying his son is welcome to stay with his new wife. His son stayed with Mr. Dalglish because Mr. Dalglish invited him, he said. The same was true for the nephew. “One day, Peter told my son, ‘Call that boy to stay over,’” the father said.

When The Globe continued to ask questions, Mr. Dalglish said “We should probably wrap things up.” Told police now have three alleged victims, one of whose allegations date back more than a decade, he said: “Let’s talk to the judge and we’ll see what happens in court. Thank you, my friend.”

The house Peter Dalglish built in Nagarkot, Nepal.

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What transpires in that court is likely to be watched intently at the organizations where Mr. Dalglish came into contact with children over his lengthy career.

In interviews, he has described taking on an activist role in his teens, before going on to graduate from Dalhousie University law school and Stanford in the United States. He briefly worked in the Prime Minister’s Office under Pierre Trudeau before taking work as a lawyer. Then, in 1984, he was seized by images of children starving in Ethiopia. He organized an aid shipment and then accompanied it to Ethiopia.

While there, “I saw these kids and I realized they were the most extraordinary children I had ever met and my life would be working for them,” he said in an interview with WTV, the student channel at Wellington College in Britain.

It’s a story he has recounted to students around the world, typically elite high schools, such as the United World Colleges, where he would encourage young people to consider avenues in life outside of the traditional pathways to wealth and prestige, such as law and business.

Now, some of those schools are severing ties with him. At the time of his arrest, Mr. Dalglish was a board member at the United World College Thailand (UWCT). In a statement, UWCT said Mr. Dalglish had limited contact with students and was present for only four board meetings since his appointment in 2017.

Last November, according to the school, “speculation surfaced about potential inappropriate conduct involving children” − although the speculation did not involve children from UWCT. The school launched an inquiry, led by an external forensic psychologist, and spoke to those pupils who had the most direct contact with Mr. Dalglish. It concluded no students had been assaulted or exploited.

The school said that once the inquiry was complete, concerns were raised about the appropriateness of allowing Mr. Dalglish to be around the children. The school said it had decided to suspend Mr. Dalglish from the board, but he was arrested before the suspension was issued. It has now taken effect, according to the statement issued by the school.

“I feel deeply wounded, and I really regret if I’ve done anything to damage the reputations of these schools, or their leaders,” Mr. Dalglish said.

The breadth of his career means many others are similarly taking stock.

He was the founder of Street Kids International, which has now merged with Save the Children. In the years that followed, he taught at his alma mater, Upper Canada College. He became the first director of Youth Service International (Canada’s volunteer civilian corps for young people), executive director of the South Asia Children’s Fund and a senior adviser to the AWR Lloyd Foundation, according to the foundation’s website.

UCC said it has no record of complaints or other information suggesting sexual assault by Mr. Dalglish. His image has been deleted from the AWR Lloyd site; a spokesperson said he “has had no formal or active relationship with our firm.”

Mr. Dalglish also held a series of senior United Nations posts, including with the International Labor Organization, the World Health Organization and UN-Habitat.

The WHO said it received no complaints about his behaviour while he worked there. UN-Habitat said that “based on initial consultations” it had “found that there were no reports or allegations on any misconduct during his tenure with UN-Habitat.” The ILO said it “had no association with Mr. Dalglish since the conclusion of his engagement in 2005. In view of the allegations made against him, the ILO is undertaking its own examination of these matters.”

In Nepal, meanwhile, police are grappling with a series of foreign pedophiles in their country. Mr. Karki has had recent cases from Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. In 2015, a Nepali court jailed another Canadian, Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, for child molestation. Maiti Nepal, a non-profit that works to combat sex trafficking, has observed a rise in local sex-related crimes in recent years, following a crackdown in Thailand that has displaced some of those activities to other countries.

Mr. Karki worries that what has made Nepal such an attractive place to tourists − its welcoming people, its deference to foreigners − has also made it vulnerable. “The tiger is killed because of its nice, beautiful skin. It is not preserved,” he said.

Among critics of international organizations, the arrest of Mr. Dalglish has renewed calls for greater scrutiny of foreign officials dispatched to impoverished countries, particularly those who occupy privileged positions with children. “You have to remember that UN officials have immunity from prosecution. So quite often, crimes are committed by UN officials because they know they can easily get away with them,” said Rasna Warah, a Kenyan columnist and author of Unsilenced: Unmasking the United Nations’ Culture of Cover-ups, Corruption and Impunity.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said “we must end impunity for those guilty of sexual exploitation and abuse.”

But large organizations must do more, including the installation of software to help spot pedophiles, said Lori Handrahan, author of Epidemic: America’s Trade in Child Rape.

Because, experts say, history shows that those who hurt children are also often those who serve them.

”Anybody who is going to gain access to children has to groom everybody around them first − and they do that by pretending that they care so much about children,” Ms. Handrahan said. That is “a classic profile of a pedophile.”

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-order-of-canada-recipient-peter-dalglish-accused-of-abusing-children/


Chief Technical Adviser to the UN, Peter Dalglish.

Affiliations

ADVISORY BOARD Member – Skateistan

Advisory Board Member – OLE Nepal

Board Member – DreamNow

Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Party, UN-HABITAT Afghanistan – UN-HABITAT

Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Party – LCEP-2

Board Member – Dimentians Inc.

Senior Advisor – AWR Lloyd Limited

Board Member – Gallman Memorial Foundation

Board Member – Sierra Club

Co-Founder – Trails

Founder – NGO

Founding Board Member – Ashoka

Trustee – Community Foundation

Member of the Finance Committee – East Asia Regional Council of Overseas Schools

Advisor – Dubai Cares

Member – Order of Canada.

Advisory Board Member – Dev Aujla

Self-Proclaimed Co-Founder – Doctors Without Borders Canada

Co Founder – Schools Without Borders

Founder – Street Kids International

Honorary Doctor – Laws Degree

Founding Member of the Editorial Board – Terre

Representative – Afghanistan

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L to R: Peter Dalglish with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

Justin Trudeau’s father, Pierre Trudeau, appointed Peter Dalglish as the first director of Youth Services Canada

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Former Senior United Nations Official Facing Pedophilia Charges in Nepal

KATHMANDU, April 8: Former UN-Habitat country representative for Afghanistan, Peter John Dalglish, has been arrested from Kavrepalanchowk district for his alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that leads to sexual attraction toward children.

The 60-year-old Canadian, who served as UN- Habitat country representative for Afghanistan from 2010 to 2014, was arrested by a team of the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) from the house of Chinkaji Maharjan at Mandan Deupur Municipality in Kavrepalanchowk district on Saturday morning.

CIB, which was closely monitoring his activities, arrested Dalglish with two boys aged 12 and 14 from his room at Maharjan’s house. The boys were immediately rescued while Dalglish was brought to Kathmandu for further investigation. 

The CIB has filed a case of child sexual abuse (pedophilia) against him and initiated further investigation. Dalglish has been remanded to judicial custody for five days for further investigation by the Kathmandu District Court.

DIG Pushkar Karki, director of the CIB, said that preliminary investigation by CIB suggested that Dalglish might have sexually abused many children.

Sixty-year-old Peter John Dalglish, a Canadian, had served as UN- Habitat country representative for Afghanistan from 2010 to 2014.

In Nepal, Dalglish, as the founder of the Himalayan Community Foundation, a non-governmental humanitarian organization to help poor and deprived families with their children’s education, has been running various projects related to education and drinking water for the deprived communities in Kavrepalanchowk district for the last two years, according to CIB.

Our preliminary investigation has found that he has been targeting children from poor financial backgrounds and sexually abusing them. By promising the family members that he would educate their children, take them abroad and also provide them jobs after they finish their education, he had been sexually abusing children. Given his age and his high profile in the humanitarian sector, he would easily win trust of the family members and later abuse their children,” DIG Karki elaborated.

Apart from working in UN-Habitant as country representative, he has also worked in top positions of other UN bodies. After working in UN-Habitant for four years, Dalglish had joined the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response in Liberia in 2015 where he worked for a year. In 2016, Dalglish joined the World Health Organization (WHO) as a senior urban advisor to coordinate global efforts to stop the spread of the Ebola epidemic. He is also one of the founders of Street Kids International, a Canada-based non-governmental organization established in 1988.

Dalglish, who was born in Ontario, is a graduate from Stanford University, US.

“He had arrived in Nepal three months ago. After we got information about his sexual misconduct from security agencies in other countries, we had been closely following him and managed to arrest him,” DIG Karki said.  

According to DIG Karki, Dalglish might have sexually abused children in Kathmandu as well as in Pokhara. “Not just that, he might have been involved in pedophilia in other countries as well where he served as UN official in the past. We are investigating into the matter,” DIG Karki said.
As per the law, he may be jailed for eight to twelve years if convicted of the crime.

With his arrest, the number of pedophiles arrested in the last two years has reached seven. Six of the arrested individuals are foreigners, according to police. Among the arrested foreigners, four are above 60 years.

http://www.myrepublica.com/news/39568/?categoryId=81

According to Wikipedia, Peter Dalglish “(born 20 May 1957), is a Canadian humanitarian and founder of the Street Kids International charity and the Trails Youth Initiative program. He is currently the Country Representative for UN-Habitat in Afghanistan”. He is also an alumnus of Stanford University and Dalhousie University. Dalglish has worked as Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Party for UN-Habitat in Kabul, Afghanistan between October 2010 to December 2014. He also became the Chief of Party until the end of his mission in July 2015 from December 2014.According to Nepal’s law, Dalglish will be sentenced to jail for 15 years and has to compensate to the victims too.

Dalglish was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2017.

https://kathmandutribune.com/cib-nepal-nabs-canadian-peter-dalglish-in-pedophila-case/

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Peter Dalglish is the founder of Street Kids International, and is a leading authority on working children, street children, and war-affected children. He was arrested by Nepali police in connection with a pedophilia investigation.

One of the world’s leading experts on humanitarian work with street children and children affected by war has been arrested on pedophilia charges.

Canadian humanitarian worker Peter Dalglish, who helped found the charity Street Kids International, was taken in by police in Nepal on Sunday (April 8), Xinhua news agency reported.

The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police said they wanted to question Dalglish over claims he was involved in pedophile activities in Kavre district, around 50 kilometers north of the capital, Kathmandu.

An initial investigation claims the 60-year-old had offered children foreign trips and better education before sexually abusing them.

My Republica reported that two children, aged 12 and 14, had allegedly been abused by Dalglish and rescued by authorities.

CIB chief and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Pushkar Karki, said that an organization outside the country had tipped off the police about Dalglish.

“Under the guise of community worker, claiming to educate poor kids and provide necessary support, he had been sexually exploiting these children. We have developed a sound network to track down and arrest pedophiles entering Nepal. We had been following Dalglish’s activities for the last two weeks after we were tipped about his activities,” he said, according to the Kathmandu Post.

Dalglish had been running the Himalayan Community Foundation in the country since 2015. Prior to his stint in Nepal, he had worked for a number of United Nations agencies and was the U.N.-Habitat country representative for Afghanistan.

He was also part of the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response in Liberia until January 2016 and has been advisor to the World Health Organization to help tackle the spread of the disease.

http://www.newsweek.com/former-senior-united-nations-official-facing-pedophilia-charges-nepal-876783

Peter Dalglish with Pierre Trudeau

In 1994, Dalglish was appointed by Pierre Trudeau as the first director of Youth Service Canada, the Government of Canada’s civilian volunteer youth corps.

 

He is a founding member of the board of directors of Ashoka Canada, and is the recipient of three honorary doctorate degrees.

Dalglish is the recipient of a Vanier Award, Fellowship of Man Award, and the Dalhousie Law School Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service. He was selected by Junior Chamber International in 1988 as “one of the 10 outstanding young people of the world.”

In December 2016, Dalglish was named a Member of the Order of Canada.[2]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Dalglish

Street Kids International (or Street Kids) is a Canadian-based non-governmental organization founded by Peter Dalglish, Chris Lowry and Frank O’Dea in 1988.[1]

In 1988, Frank O’Dea would found, alongside Peter Dalglish of Street Kids International, whose main objective is for kids who grow up on the street to lead better and safer lives. Initially founded as a Canadian charity, Street Kids International has since expanded its operations into many foreign countries.

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1986, Dalglish began the Sudan’s first vocational training school for street children, funded by Bob Geldof of Band Aid.

 

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In January 2015, Save the Children and Street Kids International announced that they will become one to help more children and youth tackle the cycle of poverty by building sustainable income-generating opportunities.

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Speaking of Save the Children…

Save the Children inquiry over response to harassment claims

APR 11 2018

Brendan Cox resigned from his role at Save the Children after complaints

Brendan Cox resigned from his role at Save the Children after complaints

Save the Children is to be investigated by the regulator over how it handled serious allegations of misconduct and harassment against senior staff.

The inquiry will focus on how the charity dealt with complaints that Justin Forsyth and Brendan Cox, its former chief executive and policy director respectively, sexually harassed young women employees.

The Charity Commission opened a statutory inquiry after receiving “new information”, it said last night. It is concerned that the charity may have withheld the full extent of allegations from the regulator in 2015 when the alleged incidents were first reported. It is a blow to Save the Children, which has commissioned its own review of its working culture. Kevin Watkins, the chief executive who was a trustee at the time of…

Peter Dalglish

I am a child activist, and I believe that all children have the right to be protected from exploitation and abuse. I travelled to Pakistan and Afghanistan on behalf of an Amsterdam-based organization, HealthNet International

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/child-labour-isnt-all-bad/article759809/

THE MYSTERIOUS TRUDEAUS

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Save the Children whistleblower warns it should not have taken SIX years for anyone to quit over ‘inappropriate behaviour’ after chairman Sir Alan Parker resigns amid cover up claims

19 Apr 2018

  • Sir Alan Parker has resigned as chairman of charity Save the Children  
  • Sir Alan said there was an urgent need to rebuild confidence in the sector
  • The former PR man’s ten-year term of office was due to end in eight months time
Sir Alan Parker, pictured, has resigned as chairman of Save the Children as a result of the charity's handling of allegations of 'inappropriate behaviour' by senior staff
Sir Alan Parker, pictured, has resigned as chairman of Save the Children as a result of the charity’s handling of allegations of ‘inappropriate behaviour’ by senior staff


A whistleblower at Save the Children has complained it took six years for anyone resign over claims of ‘inappropriate behaviour’ at the charity.

Chairman Sir Alan Parker resigned last night following claims of a high-level cover-up of allegations against two executives at the charity’s UK arm.

Chief executive Justin Forsyth and policy director Brendan Cox have both quit over claims against them in recent weeks. Sir Alan faces no allegations personally.

But whistleblower Alexia Pepper de Caires today blasted the failure of the charity to intervene sooner, including after a report on misbehaviour in 2015.

Ms de Caires, who left the charity that year, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: ‘There was no culpability at the time and I’ve seen very little since then.

‘I haven’t seen enough evidence of the culture changing.’

She also said she was ‘curious about why it’s taken six years’ for someone to step down ‘who was in a position of power at the time’.

Ms de Caires told Today: ‘In my view this is not complex at all, this has always been very simple.

‘The message that we know and live and breath is to value women equally, which we have not seen at Save the Children’.

Sir Alan Parker resigned following claims of a high-level cover-up of allegations against two executives at the charity’s UK arm.

It comes a week after the Charity Commission said it was carrying out a statutory inquiry into Save the Children over the claims.

The watchdog is looking at whether the charity adequately reported what it knew about allegations against former chief executive Justin Forsyth and policy director Brendan Cox.

He also brought in his own lawyers to help with the cases instead of using the charity’s legal advisers.

As a result, formal investigations were abandoned and both men left discreetly.

Sir Alan has always denied a cover-up of the allegations.

The source said: ‘There were HR procedures that were in place to deal with Brendan and Justin.

‘Lawyers were contacted … then Alan came in, in both cases within 48 hours, saw the advice of Save the Children’s lawyers, ignored that advice and quickly brought in new lawyers.

‘HR were totally across it and said we have to deal with this, but Alan wasn’t happy … they did not follow Save [the Children]’s HR protocol. After Brendan left, the investigation into what he did just stopped.

‘The original lawyers’ letters are in the safe at Save [the Children] and the Commission are going to see them.’

Sir Alan is founder and chairman of the PR firm Brunswick. Gordon Brown is godfather to his youngest son, and when David Cameron left No10 he lived briefly at Sir Alan’s London home.

A 2015 report found Sir Alan’s ‘very close’ relationship with former Save the Children boss Mr Forsyth may have affected how he responded to complaints. Three women employees accused Mr Forsyth of inappropriate behaviour, for which he said he had apologised. He allegedly sent inappropriate texts and commented on what young female staff were wearing. It was claimed if the women did not reply, he would continue to pester them. Allegations were also made against Mr Cox, the charity’s former director of policy. He stepped down after admitting he had ‘made mistakes’.

Brendan Cox, pictured, was policy director with Save the Children until his resignation in 2015

Brendan Cox, pictured, was policy director with Save the Children until his resignation in 2015

Sir Alan was chairman of trustees at Save the Children UK when Mr Forsyth and Mr Cox left in 2015. He then went on to chair the board of Save the Children International.

The leaked 2015 report found that Sir Alan was ‘less than supportive’ when harassment claims were made by women working for the charity.

It described how Save the Children’s head of HR alerted Sir Alan to the issues. He said Sir Alan had said: ‘Justin Forsyth is very important to the organisation; people behave very differently when they’re abroad; they would have been tired; they would have needed some mutual support; what were the complainants doing by agreeing to go to his hotel room in the first place.’

The report said the head of HR was ‘frustrated’ by Sir Alan’s response ‘which he feared was a result of Sir Alan Parker and Justin Forsyth being close’.

One complainant was quoted as saying: ‘It’s more about who Alan is, and having Alan and his best mate Justin sort of talking to each other about how best to handle these girls.’

Two months ago Mr Forsyth admitted ‘personal mistakes’ over the claims he sent young women a barrage of text messages. The former aide to Tony Blair, who went on to become deputy executive director at Unicef, said he had engaged in ‘unsuitable and thoughtless conversations’ which he accepts ’caused offence and hurt’.

He faced three complaints between 2011 and 2015, the year he left the organisation. He later resigned from his job at Unicef.

Mr Forsyth also faced questions over whether he protected Mr Cox, the widower of murdered MP Jo Cox, after he was accused of inappropriate behaviour towards women.

Mr Cox admitted he had behaved in a way that caused women ‘hurt and offence’.

In 2016 alone, Save the Children investigated more than 200 complaints of misconduct against staff.

Last month, protesters from the Women’s Equality Party interrupted a Save the Children board meeting to call for Sir Alan’s resignation.

Alexia Pepper de Caires, a former employee of the charity, read out a statement saying men at Save the Children UK had ‘disempowered women, sexualised their presence in the workforce and minimised their experiences’.

Sir Alan was due to leave in December but ‘felt it right at this moment to bring forward his succession’, the charity said. Announcing his resignation, he wrote: ‘Given the complex mix of challenges the organisation and the sector is facing, it is my view that a change is needed.’

He added: ‘In Save the Children UK we dealt with some unacceptable workplace behaviour, involving harassment, in our head office in Farringdon in 2012 and 2015. These issues are now subject to further review by the Charity Commission.’

Pernille Lopez, on behalf of the Save the Children Association and its international board, said: ‘We would like to thank Alan for his immense contribution to Save the Children over the past ten years.’

Who is Sir Alan Parker? The multi-millionaire PR guru who goes on beach holidays with the Camerons

Sir Alan Parker is a remarkably well-connected PR mogul who can claim allegiances across the political divide.

The son of a former British Rail chairman, he is reputed to be worth £130 million thanks to the success of Brunswick, the UK’s biggest financial PR firm, which he founded in 1987.

Before turning his hand to public relations, Sir Alan worked on an oil rig and managed rock bands.

Sir Alan Parker, pictured here with Samantha Cameron, is a well-connected PR mogul

Sir Alan Parker, pictured here with Samantha Cameron, is a well-connected PR mogul

A rebellious teenager, his anti-Establishment attitude meant he was denied a place at Oxford despite an excellent academic record. His unconventional approach to business is said to persist in his tendency to kick off his shoes during meetings.

Sir Alan, 62, started Brunswick in his parents’ front room in 1987, but the firm now boasts many high-profile clients, including EMI, Pearson, Reuters and Time Warner. It is thought to have advised more than a quarter of FTSE 100 listed firms.

Said to be a natural Labour supporter, Sir Alan was involved in attempts to rebrand Gordon Brown’s public image during his ailing premiership. Mr Brown is godfather to Sir Alan’s son, William.

But the PR guru has also holidayed with David Cameron. He and the former Tory leader were pictured hitting the beach together in South Africa. Samantha Cameron is an ambassador for Save the Children.

Sir Alan later lent one of his properties – a £16.8 million seven-bedroom townhouse in Holland Park – to Mr Cameron and his family after they left Downing Street.

The PR mogul was among business leaders who accompanied Mr Cameron on a trade mission to China in 2013 before being knighted for services to business, charitable giving and philanthropy.

In 2001, Sir Alan’s 24-year marriage to Caroline, an artist, ended in divorce. In 2007, he married Jane Hardman, who had worked at Brunswick. Both Mr Cameron and Mr Brown were guests at the wedding.

One of Sir Alan’s siblings is Nathaniel Parker, the actor best known for playing Inspector Lynley in the BBC crime series. His other brother Oliver is a respected director.

He is said to have use of a chauffeured Bentley and collects art by Sir Henry Moore as well as rare books. A keen angler, he owns half a £1.8million salmon beat – a stretch of river with fishing rights – on the Tay in Scotland.

According to the Sunday Times Rich List in 2017, Sir Alan is worth around £128million – a rise of £3million from the previous year.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6098969/who-is-sir-alan-parker-save-the-children-net-worth/

 

Alan Parker’s father -Peter Parker

 

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Sir Peter Parker with Jimmy Savile

Alan Parker, son of Sir Peter Parker, the Labour-supporting former boss of British Rail.

Parker junior has inherited his father’s taste for rubbing shoulders with politicians. At Parker’s wedding to his second wife and former Brunswick employee Jane Hardman, the then Prime Minister Tony Blair and Chancellor Gordon Brown were guests.

The business has been good to Parker. He has a collection of Henry Moore sculptures, owns a stretch of the Tay in Scotland for salmon fishing and is estimated to be worth more than £100 million. Brunswick represents Charter, the engineering firm that has agreed to a £1.5 billion takeover approach from rival Colfax.


Richard William Huckle (born 14 May 1986) is a convicted British serial sex offender. He was arrested by Britain’s National Crime Agency after a tip-off from Australian Police and convicted of 71 counts of serious sexual assaults against children while posing as a teacher, photographer and devout Christian in Malaysia.[3]

Huckle has been described as one of Britain’s worst ever paedophiles, placing him alongside Robert Black, Sidney Cooke, Ian Watkins and Jimmy Savile, despite only being 28 years old at the time of his arrest[4][5][6]

Mariza Abdulkadir, interim executive director of the Malaysian charity Protect and Save the Children Association, told the Mail: ‘Yes, of course we have asked why no-one stepped forward to stop him. We cannot understand why there was no collaboration between the NCA and our own police.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3622034/I-want-visit-orphanage-meet-children-bring-camera-Chilling-emails-Britain-s-worst-paedo-wormed-way-India-kids-home.html

She first met Huckle at Heathrow airport in a group of gap year backpackers heading off to do voluntary work in Kuala Lumpur in 2006 through travel agency Gap Challenge.

 Sammie took this snap with Huckle and pals during gap year. She bumped into Huckle after Malaysia at gap year reunions and mutual friends' weddings

Sammie took this snap with Huckle and pals during gap year. She bumped into Huckle after Malaysia at gap year reunions and mutual friends’ weddings

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1245035/mum-of-one-shared-tiny-apartment-during-gap-year-with-serial-child-abuser-richard-huckle/

Former Harvey Grammar School pupil Huckle, from Ashford,

Ashford Baptist Church in St John’s Lane

https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/minister-opens-up-sick-kent-549017

He used his links to a Christian church in north London and Station Road Baptist Church in Ashford, Kent as a “gateway” to abusing children in Malaysia.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/prolific-paedophile-richard-huckle-facing-life-in-prison-for-raping-and-abusing-dozens-of-children-a3261446.html

https://www.kentlive.news/news/kent-news/bbc-documentary-richard-huckle-tell-526448

We are horrified that the sex fiend will be eligible to appear before a parole board after 23 years“, and “this monster could be out in 24 years“.

https://murdersmysteriesandmissing.wordpress.com/2017/09/27/mysteries-richard-huckle/

Huckle has refused to hand over the passwords for some of his hard drives.

Their content remains unknown.

link

Ashford Baptist Church, Kent

http://beta.charitycommission.gov.uk/charity-details/?subid=0&regid=1130593

Ashford Baptist will soon be running the Alpha Course.

Gryllis

On 6 June 2016, however, the National Crime Agency referred itself to the police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission, due to the fact that they were aware of Huckle’s continued attendance at two churches in the UK up until the time of his re-arrest in January 2015 but did not contact them until sentencing had already begun. The IPCC will look into whether the NCA had acted appropriately and whether more could have been done to determine whether Huckle abused any children in the UK through his relationship with the churches.[29][36]



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