Monday, December 11, 2017

#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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#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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#30% #Arab #Boys #Israel #Sexually #Abused

https://www.timesofisrael.com/first-ever-arabic-hotline-for-male-victims-of-sexual-abuse-opens-in-tel-aviv/ In November 2016, researchers at Haifa University published a startling finding: Arab boys in Israel were much more likely to be sexually abused than either their female counterparts, or Jewish boys and girls. Nearly 30% of Arab boys in Israel surveyed said they’d been victims of sexual assault. That’s in comparison

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I just pulled up my pants and went back to work

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4814612/Homeless-vets-tell-traumatized-sex-assault.html Homelessness among women veterans is expected to increase at greater rates as more women in the military reintegrate into their communities following their military service, according to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. While women currently make up eight percent of the total veteran population and 14.6% of the active duty

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#United #Kingdom #Surge #paedophiles #importing #lifelike #child #sex #dolls

The Independent: Surge in paedophiles arrested for importing lifelike child sex dolls. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw6o_Q7Tk http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/paedophiles-uk-arrests-child-sex-dolls-lifelike-border-officers-aids-silicone-amazon-ebay-online-nca-a7868686.html A surge in seizures of child-like sex dolls by border officers has led investigators to identify dozens of previously unknown suspected paedophiles. The lifelike silicone sex aids, which weigh around 55lb (25kg) and can cost thousands of pounds, are

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#Auckland #Peer #Support For #Male #Survivors #Sexual #Abuse #Trauma

Call David Passell on 021 174 9252 or 09 889 2553, email manager@betterblokes.org.nz Service is confidential , independent and is free of charge. Individual support, peer support groups and weekend workshops. For peer support email: manager@betterblokes.org.nz Operations email: operations@betterblokes.org.nz Postal: Better Blokes Incorporated PO BOX 104289 Lincoln North Waitakere 0654 Deliveries: Level 2 56 Surrey Crescent

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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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