Category: sexual assault

Prestigious private schools face multi-million dollar lawsuits from alleged abuse victims – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Some of Australia’s most prestigious private schools are being sued for millions of dollars by men who allege they were sexually abused by teachers and staff.

Source: Prestigious private schools face multi-million dollar lawsuits from alleged abuse victims – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Here’s fresh insight into Pell’s response to the child sex abuse crisis. It’s not encouraging | Opinion | The Guardian

Rather than heed the law – or follow system rules and regulations – the church continued to believe that individual priests could make individual decisions to stop abusing children

Source: Here’s fresh insight into Pell’s response to the child sex abuse crisis. It’s not encouraging | Opinion | The Guardian

Cologne sex attacks: We Germans must not confuse the issues of sexual violence and immigration | Voices | The Independent

When most of German society along with our chancellor Angela Merkel declared “refugees welcome” last summer, I was grateful, and – unusually for a left-thinking German like myself – proud of my country. Of course, it was always clear that this gesture was going to present a whole bunch of challenges. After discussing the administrative challenge (“Can we manage this”), we directly slipped into another one: the fears we might have about different cultures and habits.

Source: Cologne sex attacks: We Germans must not confuse the issues of sexual violence and immigration | Voices | The Independent