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People arrested for viewing indecent images of children who do not have a criminal record should undertake "life skills" courses rather than face prosecution, according to a report. The recommendation comes from campaign group Justice , and is designed to help cope with a surge in sex offences. Justice said it was important to "identify ways to stop sexual offending occurring in the first place". The group's director, Andrea Coomber, called for a "holistic approach". That approach, she said, should include "education, prevention and effective rehabilitation". Justice's proposed life skills scheme for first time offenders, or those without a criminal record, would include five sessions ove... Full story

10 June