Sexual Abuse

This Is When to Decry the PC Police: At Least 1,400 Children Sexually Abused in UK Town When Officials Didn't Want to Appear Racist

This Is When to Decry the PC Police: At Least 1,400 Children Sexually Abused in UK Town When Officials Didn't Want to Appear Racist
Members of Britain's Pakistani community reacted with outrage Wednesday amid reports that officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of Rotherham. Report author Alexis Jay said between 1997 and 2013, some 1,400 children were sexually exploited in the town of 250,000, mostly by Pakistani men.
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Sylvia Hui
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Sandusky Son to Oprah: He Was Worse Than You Think

Sandusky Son to Oprah: He Was Worse Than You Think
Jerry Sandusky's adopted son Matthew told Oprah Winfrey in a televised interview Thursday that his sexual abuse at the former Penn State coach's hands consisted of oral sex, a more serious allegation than he made to detectives two years ago. He says that since getting therapy, his memories were coming back to him.
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Mark Scolforo
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Group With Prison Industry Ties Chosen To Monitor Sexual Abuse Cases

Group With Prison Industry Ties Chosen To Monitor Sexual Abuse Cases
After more than a decade of national legislative efforts to end prison rape, this month was supposed to produce a significant victory: formal audits of prisons and jails around the country that would more reliably chronicle incidents of sex abuse and the consequences for its perpetrators.
But that moment of possible progress has turned out to be more complicated than many had hoped. The first round of audits will be chiefly conducted by the American Correctional Association (ACA), the very organization that has been criticized over the years for failing to identify and address safety problems at prisons across the country.
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NJ Catholic Church Spending Big to Keep Abuse Victims Silent

NJ Catholic Church Spending Big to Keep Abuse Victims Silent
"Protect the child molesters" doesn't appear anywhere in the Bible that I know of, but the New Jersey Catholic Conference seems to be acting like it does, hiring the most expensive and powerful lobbying firm in Trenton, Princeton Public Affairs, to fight against a bill that would extend the statute of limitations for sexual abuse victims.
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Rate of Staff-on-Inmate Sexual Abuse in Juvenile Detention Centers is Three Times Higher Than In Adult Arena

Hundreds of teen-agers are raped or sexually assaulted during their stays in the country's juvenile detention facilities and many of them are victimized repeatedly, according to a U.S. Department of Justice survey. The teens are most often assaulted by staff members working at the facilities. 20 percent of those victimized said they had been violated on more than 10 occasions.
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Joaquin Sapien
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Catholics Polled: Sex Abuse and Pedophilia is Our Most Important Problem

Catholics Polled: Sex Abuse and Pedophilia is Our Most Important Problem
Asked to say in their own words what they think is the Catholic Church’s most important problem, 34 percent of U.S. Catholics mention sex abuse, pedophilia or some other reference to the scandal. No other problem garners more than 10 percent of responses.
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