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Monday, June 25, 2012

News Release - Summer drive to stop alcohol blighting children's lives

Children’s lives are being ruined by alcohol-fuelled violence, says charity CHILDREN 1ST, as new research suggests almost a quarter of people living in Scotland (23 per cent) have seen someone who’s been drinking being aggressive or violent towards a child.

Launching the summer campaign today the charity revealed that more than half of people surveyed (52 per cent) have witnessed a person drunk in charge of a child. Alarmingly more than one in four people (27 per cent) did nothing to help the child because they weren’t sure what to do or felt it was none of their business. > > > > Read More