Thursday, November 23, 2017
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Conference set to help male victims of sex abuse

http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/christchurch/conference-set-to-help-male-victims-of-sex-abuse/ Former FBI profiler and writer for the hit show Criminal Minds Jim Clemente will be speaking at the conference. He said kids are at less risk of sexual abuse today than they were 50 years ago and increased dialogue is helping to stop the behaviour. "The more dialogue we have the more

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I lost that fearless confidence I once had

http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/sexual-abuse-survivors-james-toback-harvey-weinstein-1202602953/ Even now, Nguyen, 44, continues to second-guess her actions of that night. In a two-hour meeting with Variety last week at a West Hollywood park, she vacillated between holding Toback responsible and scrutinizing her own decisions to overlook the red flags leading up to that encounter. “I’m haunted and terrorized by

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#Childhood #abuse #casts #long #painful #shadows

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE1710/S00096/significant-root-cause-of-trauma-for-addicts-highlighted.htm Dapaanz Executive Director Sue Paton says people with addiction have been particularly impacted by sexual abuse and other childhood trauma and that most of the people she knows struggling with addiction have trauma in their pasts. “We’re not minimising anybody else’s pain or diminishing what anyone has achieved overcoming it, but

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#Carrie #Fisher #Retribution #Cow #Tongue #Sexual #Abuser

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/world/341859/carrie-fisher-s-cow-tongue-box-for-sleazy-producer Screenwriter Heather Ross claimed the act of retribution happened two weeks after a "high-profile, Oscar-winning" producer forced himself on her in 2000. Ross said she met him online in an AOL chat room, and felt safe to meet up in person to discuss a project because she was "overweight" and had

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#Women #less #vulnerable #corruption #men

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/10/17/why-do-so-many-powerful-men-behave-like-harvey-weinstein-this-psychologist-has-some-theories/?utm_term=.5cc573ad21c7 Keltner said he used to believe that women in power would abuse that power as much as men. But new data has emerged showing that such women are less vulnerable to corruption than men, he said. In addition, men are more likely than women to engage in sexual aggression. “It may

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#No #time #for #politeness #challenging #abuse

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/life/family/when-faced-with-abuse-of-power-forgo-politesse/article_bae26d4d-02b8-5bb5-bfc0-818964f6f056.html The news out of Hollywood last week about producer Harvey Weinstein’s decades of alleged sexual harassment and assault downright disgusts. The dozens of women who bravely came forward shared similar stories of feeling pressured by the powerful executive, the gatekeeper to their budding careers, to join him in his hotel

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#Age #no #barrier #abuse

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/97366588/unicef-nz-raewyn-talks-about-the-sexual-abuse-she-suffered-as-a-child The statistics are harrowing. In the first six months of this year, 1211 sexual assaults on children were recorded in New Zealand. In reality, there are far more. There are many children like me, who are too scared to tell. Age is no barrier to abuse. For those children who experience

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VOA News: #Pope #Promises #Measures #Against #Pedophiles

VOA News: Pope Promises 'Firmest Measures Possible' Against Pedophiles. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw34jaijY https://www.voanews.com/a/pope-promises-firmest-measures-possible-against-pedophiles/4038345.html Pope Francis promised Thursday to respond with the "firmest measures possible" against priests who rape and molest children, and said bishops and religious superiors who cover up for them will be held accountable. Francis met for the first time with his sex

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