Thursday, November 22, 2018
Supporting Men > Sexual Abuse

He said would never touch an actual child

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/108588745/child-sex-abuse-image-trader-warwick-potter-aka-hippie4young-gets-home-detention This, said Judge Robert Spear, showed a lack of insight into the true nature of his "horrible" offending. People such as Potter had a tendency to treat child sexual abuse images as something akin to a television show, that they viewed remotely. "If it was not for people like you there would

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Supplying ecstasy, stupefying and sexually violating a woman.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/108627964/Trio-charged-with-drugging-and-sexual-assault-relating-to-a-Christchurch-bar The 36-year-old man was charged with supplying MDMA (ecstasy), stupefying and sexually violating a woman. The 34-year-old faced two charges of sexually violating the same woman, while the 33-year-old was charged with sexual violation, supplying ecstasy, stupefying, making an intimate visual recording, and possession of an objectionable publication. Judge David Saunders

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Distressed due to difficulty controlling sexual urges, feelings and behaviors

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-sex-urges/many-troubled-by-their-sexual-feelings-urges-idUSKCN1NF019 Seven percent of women and more than 10 percent of men said they were distressed due to difficulty controlling sexual urges, feelings and behaviors, according to study results published in JAMA Network Open. “It’s a lot more people than we expected to be having difficulty controlling sexual urges and behaviors and

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50 staff investigating child sexual exploitation in the South Yorkshire

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/10/29/rotherham-abuse-investigation-cost-90m-another-gang-found-guilty/ Operation Stovewood, overseen by the National Crime Agency (NCA), has 250 staff investigating child sexual exploitation in the South Yorkshire town from 1997 to 2013 and has identified more than 1,500 victims. It is estimated that the Operation, which was set up in 2014, will cost more than £90 million by

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Police in England and Wales recorded around 23 child sexual offences involving the internet every day

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/11/02/everyone-probably-knows-paedophile-countrys-senior-officer-claims/ Police in England and Wales recorded around 23 child sexual offences involving the internet every day in 2017/18 – up from a rate of around 15 a day in the previous 12 months. Next week Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary, is to meet social media firms in America to find out

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Expanded to include abuse in the Church

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12158720 An inquiry into the historic abuse of children in state care has been expanded to include abuse in the Church. Speaking at her weekly post-cabinet press conference, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it is important that the Government listened to the submitters who urged the Government to include faith-based institutions in

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Justice to survivors of abuse was not always forthcoming

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/375653/wellington-catholic-school-has-no-records-of-sex-abuse "Our college deeply deplores and regrets all incidents of abuse," St Patrick's rector Neil Swindells said in a statement. "From all that we are hearing, it is clear that in past years, justice to survivors of abuse was not always forthcoming." Mr Swindells declined an interview. The college had no photos on display

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Those who experienced sexual assault twice as likely to have sleep problems

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/sexual-assault-harassment-victims-anxiety-depression-study-jama-internal-medicine-metoo-a8568416.html Researchers also found that those who experienced either sexual assault or harassment were twice as likely to have sleep problems such as insomnia. Women who reported workplace sexual harassment had higher blood pressure than women who did not – and at levels elevated enough to put them at risk of stroke,

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We say sorry. To the children we failed

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-abuse-apology/australia-offers-rare-national-apology-to-victims-of-child-sex-abuse-idUSKCN1MW095 The gesture followed a five-year inquiry into child sexual abuse that delved into more than 8,000 cases of sexual misconduct, most of them at religious and state-run institutions responsible for keeping children safe. “Today, as a nation, we confront our failure to listen, to believe, and to provide justice,” Morrison told

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