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CDC: men and women equally experience nonconsensual sex

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sexual-victimization-by-women-is-more-common-than-previously-known/ The results were surprising. For example, the CDC’s nationally representative data revealed that over one year, men and women were equally likely to experience nonconsensual sex, and most male victims reported female perpetrators. Over their lifetime, 79 percent of men who were “made to penetrate” someone else (a form of rape, in

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Online groomers do not always masquerade as children or adolescents in cyberspace

https://theconversation.com/how-paedophiles-speak-to-children-online-66243?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=Echobox#link_time=1480330493 Furthermore, online groomers do not always masquerade as children or adolescents in cyberspace. In fact, none of the conversations included in our database involved a sexual predator pretending to be a youngster. Some online groomers misrepresented their true age by taking around four or five years from their real age

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#Female #Sex #Offenders #More #Common

The Independent: Female sex offenders are more common than you think, reveals study. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw0YWguDU http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/female-sex-offenders-more-common-gender-bias-statistics-rape-abuse-a7839361.html Published in Aggression and Violent Behaviour, the researchers stress that while they are in no way intending to minimise the impact of sexual violence perpetrated by men, that their results are vital when considering “stereotypes between sexual

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Peacekeepers in Central African Republic sexually assaulted at least three children

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12138013 The United Nations is facing new allegations that peacekeepers in Central African Republic sexually assaulted at least three children under 18 and raped three adult women earlier this year, the latest in a series of sexual misconduct claims that have marred U.N. peacekeeping efforts in recent years. The U.N. said Friday

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#Internet #Firms# Profits #Stamp #Out #Child #Abuse #Images

The Guardian: Internet firms should use profits to stamp out child abuse images, says police chief. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwvML1xTU https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/24/internet-firms-should-use-profits-to-stamp-out-child-abuse-images-says-police-chief Internet companies should reinvest some of their “eye-watering” profits into efforts to stamp out child abuse images online, a chief constable has said. Mike Barton challenged firms to do more to stop the content appearing

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I was devastated to learn that I had inflicted lasting pain on another person

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/men-sexual-abuse-apology_us_5bb789ace4b0876eda9dd810 We discussed how it is common for offenders of abuse to be entirely unaware of the weight of their actions. What may seem like harmless and playful behavior can easily be perceived differently by others and can cause serious damage. We also discussed how cultural influences such as movies, music and

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Adults can accurately recall traumatic events including sexual abuse

https://t.co/5HbrTiqIV5 via @medical_xpress— MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) October 3, 2018 This has prompted the researchers to advocate for investigation of childhood abuse claims made by people who come forward as adults. "Time alone should not be a bar to hearing evidence about prior sexual assault," said FIU legal psychologist Deborah Goldfarb, who is a

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