Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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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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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#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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#Mental #Abuse #Hurts #Children #Physical #Abuse

Scientific literature has described psychological abuse over two-and-a-half decades ago, yet MacMillan states that it has remained under-recognized and under-reported and that the impact of psychological child abuse "can be as harmful as other types of maltreatment." Psychological maltreatment has an impact on the development of children. Psychological abuse is therefore

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#Mental #Abuse #Hurts #Children #Physical #Abuse

Scientific literature has described psychological abuse over two-and-a-half decades ago, yet MacMillan states that it has remained under-recognized and under-reported and that the impact of psychological child abuse "can be as harmful as other types of maltreatment." Psychological maltreatment has an impact on the development of children. Psychological abuse is therefore

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So being raped can change your whole sense of identity as a man

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-25/men-sexual-assault-and-the-metoo-conversation/9465022?pfmredir=sm Gary Foster, the founder and manager of Living Well, a support service for male survivors of rape and sexual assault, says this has a lot to do with the socialisation of men. "For males, the idea is that you're supposed to be strong, stoic, self-reliant, able to take care of yourself,

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