Today's Video Focus: Every day, 1,600 trafficked, enslaved and abandoned women and girls sell themselves for £2 a time. In the midst of the trade live 300 children, many born in the village in Bangladesh. Some will be groomed to be the future of the business like their mothers and grandmothers. With education and support, a few may find their way out.
Focus of the Day Article: An inquiry into miscarriages of justice in private prosecutions has been launched by the Justice Committee - the Committee wants to look at the potential consequences of an organisation investigating and prosecuting a case, when that organisation is also the alleged victim of the offence. Are existing safeguards sufficient? Should there be further limits on the rights of large organisations to bring private prosecutions? What is the potential for miscarriages of justice to take place? Full story - New Law Journal
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