Order in Court: supporting children giving evidence

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Giving evidence in court is a distressing experience for anyone, but for children who have been victims of horrific forms of cruelty such as sexual abuse, it can add to the trauma they have already suffered.

Over half of child witnesses in the justice system experience symptoms of stress, such as depression, panic attacks, eating and sleeping problems, and self-harm. Some are even suicidal.

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