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Sexual offences 'have lifelong impact'

MHK highlights importance of support for victims

It's important to provide proper support to victims as well as securing prosecutions in sexual offence cases.

That's from Dr Alex Allinson MHK during Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week.

As a political member for the Department of Home Affairs, he's been involved in the development of the new Sexual Offences Bill.

Dr Allinson says these types of crimes can have a lifelong impact:

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