Thursday, May 25, 2017
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#Netflix #Docuseries # Sexual #Abuse #Murder #Cover #Up

https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2017/may/18/the-keepers-netflix-nun-murder-baltimore-true-crime-documentary The Keepers starts with an unsolved murder but is really about something bigger. White’s initial contact was Jean Hargadon Wehner, who had attended Archbishop Keough as a teen and had a startling insight into the Cesnik case. In 1969, before the police discovered Sister Cathy’s corpse, she’d been taken to

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#Survivors #long-term #abuse #wall #survive

https://www.bustle.com/p/what-are-recovered-memories-the-keepers-shows-the-terrifying-way-trauma-can-affect-your-brain-57716 Recovered memories can occur for survivors of all ages who have experienced a variety of traumas. However, certain aspects of this case made Wehner and Lancaster especially likely to experience memory lapses. When incidents of abuse occur repeatedly, it's easy to assume that would mean a person is more likely to

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#Scottish #Paedophile #Caught #NewZealand #Police

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/987902/renfrew-paedophile-video-abuse-major-police-probe-new-zealand/ He was also found guilty of intentionally engaging in sexual activity in the presence of the young girl when she was aged between three and five. Sim was originally charged with raping the girl, but that charge was withdrawn by the Crown. Advocate depute Lisa Gillespie said: “There is no doubt that

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#USA #Voters #Trapped #Religion #Bias #AntiSecular

http://www.psypost.org/2017/05/study-uncovers-candidates-level-religiosity-can-impact-support-among-voters-48971 “The results have a number of implications for American politics,” Castle said. “First, they suggest that there is still a strong bias against secular candidates. In particular, we saw that Republicans had sharply negative reactions to the secular Republican candidate — in this treatment, the effect of party identification on

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#Christchurch #realestate#sexually #harassed #bullied #colleague

http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/92754759/Christchurch-real-estate-agent-sexually-harassed-and-bullied-female-colleague Between August and September 2014, the man made offensive personal and sexual comments about and in front of the woman. He called her "s... tits", "fat", "ugly", and said she had a "pregnant belly". On separate occasions the man commented on the assistant's underwear and zipped and unzipped his fly in

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#Microbes #Digestive #Tract, #Mental #Health

New research suggests gut microbiome plays a role in bipolar disorder https://t.co/3KdhOJU9DR — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) May 16, 2017 “Recent studies have supported the gut microbiome, the collection of microbes in the digestive tract, as important for mental health,” the study’s corresponding author, Simon J. Evans of the University of Michigan, told PsyPost.

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#Auckland #Peer #Support #Male #Survivors #SexualAbuse

Call David Passell on 021 174 9252 or 09 889 2553, email manager@betterblokes.org.nz Service is confidential , independent and is free of charge. Individual support, peer support groups and weekend workshops. For peer support email: manager@betterblokes.org.nz Operations email: operations@betterblokes.org.nz Postal: Better Blokes Incorporated PO BOX 104289 Lincoln North Waitakere 0654 Deliveries: Level 2 56 Surrey Crescent

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#California #Denmark #LowRecidivism #Criminal #Justice #Policy

https://www.odt.co.nz/opinion/prison-rethink-required Every few days another piece of research evidence or personal testimony heaps criticism on the ineffectiveness of our prison system in reducing reoffending. The latest is Corrections' failure to meet its 2017 goal of reducing reoffending by 25%: there has only been a 4.5% reduction. Taxpayers now spend a whopping $100,000

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