Saturday, December 16, 2017
Supporting Men > Sexual Abuse

Politician takes responsibility for harrassment

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/world/345711/franken-to-quit-over-sexual-harassment-claims He announced his resignation a day after a majority of his Democratic Senate colleagues called for him to step down following a string of sexual misconduct allegations against him. The Minnesota senator is the most prominent political figure to resign amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations. "I know in my heart

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#Kiwi #ex-priest #trial #sexual #assault

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/11/kiwi-ex-priest-on-trial-for-sexual-assault.html A former Catholic priest has appeared in a Sydney court accused of sexually and indecently assaulting seven males aged between 14 and 20 in the late 1980s at a western Sydney school. New Zealander James Joseph Cunneen, 58, was arrested at his Hamilton home in July and extradited to Australia on

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If your sexual advances require that a woman succumb, don’t do it

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2017/nov/22/late-night-tv-hosts-charlie-rose-trump-roy-moore Colbert explained that Conyers, in 2015, reportedly reached a settlement with a woman who would “not succumb to his sexual advances”. Advertisement Colbert quipped: “Quick tip, fellas. If your sexual advances require that a woman succumb, don’t do it.” Seth Meyers discussed Trump’s defense of Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of

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 Listen. Be there. Communicate without judgment.

http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/good-morning-show/the-impact-of-sexual-trauma-how-you-can-help/493004591 According to American Psychological Association, Sexual abuse is unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or taking advantage of victims not able to give consent. Most victims and perpetrators know each other. Immediate reactions to sexual abuse include shock, fear or disbelief. Victims may develop depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress

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#Fiji #Break #Silence #Domestic #Abuse

http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2017/11/fijian-churches-unite-to-break-the-silence-on-violence-against-women.aspx Churches across Fiji will observe Break the Silence Sunday this weekend, in what is described as “their most visible effort to halt the epidemic of violence against women in Pacific Island nations.” Research conducted by the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre suggests that 64 per cent of Fijian women aged between 15 and

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