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Instead, try “I was a victim of crime.”

What do we say as survivors when others cannot truly empathize with our circumstances? When we say, “I was abused,” they won’t understand what it…

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Boy Scouts of America hide behind bankruptcy

http://bit.ly/37BrId5 The Boy Scouts of America urged victims to come forward Tuesday as the historic, 110-year-old organization filed for bankruptcy protection in the first step…

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Why do organisations protect sex offenders ?

More on the Gym Jordan cover up saga at OSU …https://t.co/VB5V0937f8 — Richard W. Painter (@RWPUSA) February 14, 2020 https://www.newsweek.com/how-catholic-churchs-hierarchy-helps-hide-sexual-abuse-636076 In all these cases, the…

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Oregon one of 28 states that include clergy as mandatory reporters of suspected incidents of child abuse

http://bit.ly/2sZiVDP Oregon is one of roughly 28 states that include clergy members as mandatory reporters of suspected incidents of child abuse or neglect. “While clergy-penitent…

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Sexual abuse: A complicit literary establishment

http://bit.ly/2QCn0FA Far from being ostracised, Matzneff has benefited for decades from a platform in some of France’s top literary venues. First in 1975 and again…

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The #MeToo Movement

http://bit.ly/2tEggPQ The origins of ‘Me Too’ date back to the late 1990s when activist Tarana Burke worked as a youth camp director. On her organisation’s…

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Male Sexual Abuse Isn’t Funny | August 1, 2018 Act 2 | Full Frontal on TBS

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Two sexual abuse survivors from Burnham Military Camp have spoken publicly

http://bit.ly/34GCNIBhttp://bit.ly/34GCNIBhttp://bit.ly/34GCNIB Defence Minister Ron Mark said the military was considering a variety of options in respect to historical cases of sexual abuse. “The NZDF [New…

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Depression & Child Sexual Abuse | Dr Rosaleen McElvaney

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Science and male sexual abuse

http://bit.ly/2tshVYt “When we began this study, we thought for sure that we would find that females who were sexually assaulted would exhibit higher depression scores…

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