Monday, October 23, 2017

#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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#Increased #risk #suicide, #linked #sexual #assault

https://t.co/TYTJ9FBqBP— Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) August 9, 2017 The analysis, reported in the journal Clinical Psychology Review, represents a summary of 40 years of research on the subject. "We compared people who had been sexually assaulted with those who hadn't and found a significant difference in mental health," said Emily Dworkin, who conducted

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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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#Smart #Stickers #Alarm #Sexual #Assault #MIT

RT: ‘Smart stickers’: Wearable tech will ‘cure disease of sexual assault’, says MIT researcher. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwjr3mxjU https://www.rt.com/viral/397382-intrepid-sexual-assault-prevention-sticker/ A MIT researcher has developed a product which can supposedly detect and prevent sexual assault in real time. The invention, known as a ‘smart sticker’, attaches to any piece of clothing and connects to an app on

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#Monk #Thailand# Extradition #Sexual #Abuse

Reuters: 'Jet-set' monk arrives in Thailand after extradition from U.S. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwotuEwDU http://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-monk-idUSKBN1A423M?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews A former Buddhist monk wanted on child sex charges arrived in Thailand's capital Bangkok late on Wednesday after being extradited from the United States where he had fled. Wirapol Sukphol came to public attention in 2013 when a YouTube video appeared

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#Telegraph #Male #Survivor #Child #Sexual #Abuse

The Telegraph: As a male survivor of child sexual abuse, I need you to know my story. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwpoaBrjU http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/male-survivor-child-sexual-abuse-need-know-story/ Many survivors go through decades of their lives blocking these memories or are unable to process what they mean, only for the realisation to emerge suddenly and unexpectedly. For me, it took the

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#Trump #Lawyer #Sexual #Assault #Victims #Exaggerating

The Independent: Trump’s lawyer says comments about sexual assault accusers should be taken as ‘hyperbole’ http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwjPnV5Dk Donald Trump’s lawyer has claimed his comments about the women who accused him of sexual assault and harassment should not be taken literally. The argument came in response to a lawsuit brought by former Apprentice candidate

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