Reports of Child Abuse linked to Witchcraft in Glasgow

Palm Cove Society's response to
the ongoing trial.

Sadly, this is not the first report of its kind. In 1990, 200 cases were identified across the UK where children were subjected to sexual abuse, with spiritual or ritualistic elements used to conceal it. Last year just under 2000 children in the UK were recorded as having been abused through accusations of witchcraft or possessed by evil spirits. The abuse often leads to physical harm, torture and even death.

Palm Cove Society extends our deepest condolences to the families of the victims affected by this report. It is with heavy hearts that we address this distressing situation, one that underscores the urgency of our mission.

Our Director of Safeguarding and Strategic Development for Palm Cove Society leads on tackling this abuse at a national level in his role as chairperson for the ALWSPA forum , with the full support from Palm Cove Society, has developed the only CPD accredited training package on this very subject, providing delegates on how to recognise it in the early stages, use proven and effective communication along with informed methods that lead to positive results. 

If you or the organisation you work for would like greater understanding and insight to identify this abuse, and manage reports effectively, we invite you to contact us. Together, we can work towards a safer and more informed society in addressing abuse linked to accusations of witchcraft or spirit possessions.

Please reach out to us at to explore how we can help you in making a difference.

You can also visit our Abuse linked to Accusations of Witchcraft and Spiritual Possessions course:

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