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Another $12m will be spent on improving outcomes for male survivors of sexual harm – but caution remains

ANALYSIS: The announcement that $131 million will be spent on helping sexual violence survivors has stunned the sector, but some are happier than others and the difference - good and not so good - is in the fine print.The pre-Budget package announced by PM Jacinda Ardern and Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Domestic

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The Conversation – US: The unique harm of sexual abuse in the black community

The Conversation - US: The unique harm of sexual abuse in the black community.https://theconversation.com/the-unique-harm-of-sexual-abuse-in-the-black-community-114948 The underlying core of these questions is: What really makes trauma traumatic?Decades of research on trauma, or physical, sexual or psychological violence, have shown the same thing: Victimization hurts people. Sexual assault in particular can be painful

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English child sex abuse inquiry widens scope to other religions

The Telegraph: Child sex abuse inquiry widens scope to other religions outside Christianity for first time.https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/02/child-sex-abuse-inquiry-widens-scope-religions-outside-christianity/ Religious organisations across the country will be investigated for the first time, as the  Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) announced it was widenening its scope.Faiths including Buddhism, Jehovah's Witnesses and Baptists and religious settings

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