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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Disgraced religious order tried to get abuse victim to lie – Vanguard News

    The cardinal’s response was not what Yolanda Martínez had expected — or could abide. Her son had been sexually abused by a priest of the Legion of Christ, a disgraced religious order. And now she was calling Cardinal Valasio De Paolis — the Vatican official appointed by the … Read more via...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro No time limit for reporting rape cases, says Police – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Nigerian Police yesterday said there is no time limit for reporting cases of rape and other sexual assaults to the security and other appropriate agencies in the country. They … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – Get More Nigeria...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerians have declared zero tolerance for sexual violence – Vanguard News

    The high incidence of rape, defilement and other forms of sexual violence in Nigeria has been a source of concern in recent times. For years, several incidents of rape and other forms of sexual assault/abuse have not been investigated or pursued to logical conclusion either because the...
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    General Health Rape myths like ‘stranger danger’ challenged by global drug survey – The Conversation

    Many of the beliefs people hold about rape are downright wrong. For example, women are often told they can avoid sexual assault by monitoring how much alcohol they drink on a night out. “Don’t leave your drink unattended” and “drink from bottles instead of cups” are common pieces of … Read...
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    Sexual Health 10 Myths about Rape | Cleveland Rape Crisis Center – CRCC

    Myths about sexual violence, which are often based on victim-blaming attitudes, are prevalent in our society. As a survivor or the loved one of a survivor, you may hear these myths from those around you. It’s important to understand that rape is never OK and it is … Read more via CRCC...
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    General Health Common Myths about Rape – Hackenthorpe Lodge

    Men can be, and are, raped and sexually assaulted. Male rape is also not confined to homosexual relationships. Sexual assault is an act of violence, it’s about power, control or domination of another person, rather than a sexual attraction to one specific gender. Research … Read more via...
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    Sexual Health Blame and shame: myths about rape and sexual abuse – Safeline

    In our last blog I mentioned some of the Anti-Rape Campaigns that I’ve noticed over this festive period. Many of the posters focus on festive party goers and seem to be putting the blame into the hands of the victim, and even their... Read more via Safeline – Believe in you – Surviving...
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    General Health How to Support Your Partner If They’ve Survived Sexual Assault – AskMen

    Did you know that someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted every 92 seconds? That eye-opening statistic, which comes from he Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), demonstrates just how prevalent sexual violence is today. While sexual … Read more via AskMen
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    Sexual Health ‘I am a shell of my former self’: Mother’s ordeal at being sexually abused by her own son – South Wales Argus

    A MOTHER described in an emotional impact statement how she has been reduced to a “shell of her former self” after being a victim of sexual… Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health The Lasting Effects of Sexual Harassment and Assault Go Far Beyond Mental Health – Tonic

    It’s widely recognized that sexual harassment and assault can affect people’s mental health. But now a new study suggests with more certainty than ever that such incidents could also have a lasting negative impact on people’s overall health. That’s the finding of a study published today in JAMA...
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    Metro Outrage over Church’s handling of sexual abuse scandals justified, pope says – Yahoo News

    Pope Francis said on Tuesday young people around the world were right to feel outrage at the Roman Catholic ... Read more via Yahoo News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Nigerian Men Recount How Their “Mothers, Sisters & ‘Aunties’ Sexually Abused Them!” – Nairaland News

    Read this shocking revelation of men who have been sexually abused and molested in their childhood … Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Russian Girl, 17,Is Left Sterilized After Boyfriend’s Jealous Ex Sexually Assaulted & Tortured Her With Hot Water – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A Russian teenager almost died and has been left sterile after suffering hours of sexual and physical abuse at the hands of her boyfriend’s ex. The 17-year-old was allegedly attacked by Aleksandra Dulesova in the central Perm Krai region after she began dating a boy … Read more via Welcome...
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    Entertainment Bill Cosby ‘Dying’ And ‘Planning Own Funeral’ After Sex Crimes Sentencing, Reports ‘Radar Online’ – The Inquisitr

    The disgraced comedian awaits sentencing on three counts of sexual assault, scheduled for September 2018. Bill Cosby is allegedly “dying” and “planning his own funeral” after being convicted of three counts of sexual assault on April 26, 2018, according to Radar Online. Cosby is currently under...
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    Man Jailed for Raping Minor Freed Because Girl Lied About Her Age – AllAfrica News: Kenya

    A man serving 15 years in prison for defiling a 17-year-old girl has been freed after the court ruled that the minor had deceived him into believing she was an adult. Kerugoya High Court Judge Lucy Gitari, while releasing Isaac Nyamu Wanjiru who had … Read more via AllAfrica News: Kenya –...
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    Disgraced Movie Producer, Harvey Weinstein, Set to be Charged With Rape –

    Harvey Weinstein will be arrested today, May 25, or if he save himself some more drama by respectfully turning himself in to the New York Police Department on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex on him. According to CNN, this was confirmed by a source …...
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    ‘We rape for fun’ – Naval officer, twin brothers arrested for robbery says – Nigeria News |...

    28-year-old Naval officer Jimoh Adesoye, was arrested alongside his twin brothers, and 12 other suspects by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the........ Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    R Kelly accused of infecting woman with herpes, faces fresh sexual abuse lawsuit – The Guardian

    R Kelly is facing another sexual abuse lawsuit, the latest in a string of accusations that he coerced women into having sex with him. Faith Rodgers alleges that the R&B star abused her “mentally, sexually and verbally”, filming her against her will in “deviant and compromising sexual contact”...
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    Chimamanda Adichie Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted At 17 (Watch Video) – Naijaloaded |...

    Well known Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has revealed that she was sexually assaulted at the age of 17 by a big man in the media in Lagos, Nigeria. The writer made this revelation during an address at the just concluded … Read more via Naijaloaded – Get...
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    Metro Foundation set to tackle sexual abuse in children – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    With rising cases in child sexual abuse, Cece Yara Foundation, set up to address these cases, has unveiled a Safe Kids Awareness Programme (SKAP) across Lagos State to enable children recognise and report sexual abuse, and teach them how to stay … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...