Saturday, December 15, 2018
Supporting Men > reporting

Why women ( & men ) don’t report sexual violence

https://blogs.psychcentral.com/psychology-women/2018/10/6-big-reasons-women-dont-report-sexual-abuse-right-away/ Our circle of existence limits us and those around us. If you have never been attacked, or you don’t have a ton of experience hearing from and witnessing the experiences of friends and intimates who are victims, that absence of personal experience limits the accuracy of your view. Also, if

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Getting in the way of hearing children

http://theconversation.com/child-sexual-abuse-hearing-the-cry-for-help-is-not-always-a-simple-task-89599 The problem is that an allegation made in an anonymous counselling session is very different to a disclosure made to a teacher or social worker. In a ChildLine counselling session, the focus is on supporting the child. By contrast, teachers and social workers are duty bound to report disclosures and

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1980s panic reporting helps HIV spread

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/reporting-on-a-hollywood-hiv-panic-like-its-the-1980s-will-only-help-the-virus-spread-a6730261.html The article in question, which is based on a report from Radar Online, claims that there is a Hollywood celebrity who has HIV, and that he has knowingly been sleeping around without telling his sexual partners. This has apparently led to a “Hollywood HIV Panic”. As someone who lives with HIV,

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