Sunday, August 19, 2018
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False accusations damage genuine survivors

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/03/man-who-said-he-was-victim-of-vip-child-sex-abuse-ring-charged The man whose claims of a VIP paedophile ring sparked a £2m Scotland Yard investigation targeting pillars of the establishment has been charged with 12 counts of lying to detectives and receiving £22,000 in compensation through fraud. The claims by “Nick”, made first in the media and then to detectives, led

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There is no disgrace in being a survivor

"There is no disgrace in being a survivor....the shame is on the aggressor" -- Angelina Jolie pic.twitter.com/2pagI4VgOu— MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) May 19, 2018 http://humantraffickingcenter.org/men-boys/ While it is indisputable that the vast majority of survivors of commercial sexual exploitation are female (likely around 98 percent, according to the International Labour Organization), it is not

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HELP supports victim led response

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/102216913/sexual-abuse-support-organisation-says-labour-right-not-to-tell-parents Kirton said the party did not tell police, the victims' parents, the prime minister, or other senior Labour Party MPs in order to keep the circle small, and not risk further distress to the victims. Kirton said the decision to take this "victim-led approach" was based on the Labour Party's

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