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In this episode we speak with Justin Humphreys (joint-CEO at Thirtyone:eight) and Leigh McFarlane (Our strategic lead for our work in Scotland and Northern Ireland). We continuing our series looking at our safer places pledge and the opportunity it provides for people and organisations to respond in a positive way to issues of abuse. In this podcast we look at commitment three of six from the pledge and explore what it really means for organisations and individuals to conceal nothing n the context of safeguarding.
Statement 3: Conceal nothing
When abuse is discovered it is important that it is fully brought into the light so that justice can be served and those that have been affected can receive the help they need. We will not cover-up or collude but be open, transparent, and truly repentant about what has happened.
To find out more about our safeguarding pledge and to sign-up go to: thirtyoneeight.org/pledge