In Cambodia, Buddhist temples are regarded as places of refuge and rehabilitation for the community, but for Bros it was the site of his sexual abuse as a child. The perpetrator was Saravuth Tan, a Cambodian-American who investigators would later find had abused at least 17 young boys sometime duringContinue Reading

https://psychcentral.com/blog/victim-shaming-and-blaming/ One of the most important things to consider is how much courage it takes to admit what violations were perpetrated upon someone’s body and mind. There could be numerous reasons why a person would hesitate to report the crime; fear of exposure, loss of status or career, coming intoContinue Reading

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/09/19/asia/beijing-subway-sexual-harrassment-intl/index.html An anti-sexual harassment campaign has launched in parts of the Beijing subway system amid repeated reports of assault against women on the city’s public transport system. Sponsored by the state-run Beijing Women’s Federation, the posters call in bright red text for people to “not act as the silent lamb”Continue Reading

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 careContinue Reading

http://www.childmatters.org.nz/85/learn-about-child-abuse/recognise-the-signs/sexual-abuse There may also be indicators in a child’s behaviour that could indicate sexual abuse. Some examples of this in young children are: Age-inappropriate sexual play with toys, self, others Bizarre, sophisticated or unusual sexual knowledge Comments such as “I’ve got a secret”, or “I don’t like Uncle” Fire lightingContinue Reading

http://www.childmatters.org.nz/85/learn-about-child-abuse/recognise-the-signs/sexual-abuse There may also be indicators in a child’s behaviour that could indicate sexual abuse. Some examples of this in young children are: Age-inappropriate sexual play with toys, self, others Bizarre, sophisticated or unusual sexual knowledge Comments such as “I’ve got a secret”, or “I don’t like Uncle” Fire lightingContinue Reading

http://www.childmatters.org.nz/85/learn-about-child-abuse/recognise-the-signs/sexual-abuse There may also be indicators in a child’s behaviour that could indicate sexual abuse. Some examples of this in young children are: Age-inappropriate sexual play with toys, self, others Bizarre, sophisticated or unusual sexual knowledge Comments such as “I’ve got a secret”, or “I don’t like Uncle” Fire lightingContinue Reading

http://www.childmatters.org.nz/85/learn-about-child-abuse/recognise-the-signs/sexual-abuse There may also be indicators in a child’s behaviour that could indicate sexual abuse. Some examples of this in young children are: Age-inappropriate sexual play with toys, self, others Bizarre, sophisticated or unusual sexual knowledge Comments such as “I’ve got a secret”, or “I don’t like Uncle” Fire lightingContinue Reading

http://www.childmatters.org.nz/85/learn-about-child-abuse/recognise-the-signs/sexual-abuse There may also be indicators in a child’s behaviour that could indicate sexual abuse. Some examples of this in young children are: Age-inappropriate sexual play with toys, self, others Bizarre, sophisticated or unusual sexual knowledge Comments such as “I’ve got a secret”, or “I don’t like Uncle” Fire lightingContinue Reading