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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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Australia: abuse survivors committing serious crimes barred from accessing redress

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/31/plea-for-criminals-who-were-victims-of-child-sexual-abuse-to-access-redress-scheme “What I’m leading to here is the fact that I would have been all right in life if it hadn’t been for the sexual abuse committed against me, and rejections by the system, so how can you, Mr Turnbull, judge me as not being eligible for compensation on the grounds

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Tattoos Help Sexual Assault Survivors Reclaim Their Bodies

https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/how-tattoos-help-sexual-assault-survivors-reclaim-their-bodies When Marti was 18 years old, she was raped by multiple men at a frat party. She was a virgin. "It happened in the beginning of my first semester freshman year," she recalls. "I was ashamed; I turned to drugs and alcohol because I didn't know how else to cope

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Kintsukuroi

A beautiful image and inspiration for healing. pic.twitter.com/MX4HQctM — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) December 2, 2016 Lacquerware is a longstanding tradition in Japan,[5][6] at some point it may have been combined with maki-e as a replacement for other ceramic repair techniques. One theory is that kintsugi may have originated when Japanese shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa

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