news items – Matt Sandusky, Penn State, Cardinal Brady Irish Catholic leader, Rotherham child abuse scandal, Violence against Children, Caged until ‘broken’: life for Mumbai’s prostitutes, Survivorship Webinar

This week there were several new articles exposing large institutional abuse scandals, including Matt Sandusky and Penn State, Cardinal Sean Brady in Ireland, the Rotherham child abuse scandal,  evidence on rampant violence against children, North Ireland children sent to Australia suffering sexual and physical abuse in institutions and caged until ‘broken’ Mumbai prostitutes.

Let Go of the Pain of Childhood Abuse – Survivorship Webinar – September 28 https://survivorship.org/survivorship-webinars/

Matt Sandusky, silent no more, works to stop abuse
http://hamptonroads.com/2014/09/matt-sandusky-silent-no-more-works-stop-abuse
http://goo.gl/HIJ7N5

NCAA Restores Penn State’s Postseason Eligibility, Football Scholarships
http://www.forbes.com/sites/chrissmith/2014/09/08/ncaa-restores-penn-states-postseason-eligibility-football-scholarships/
http://goo.gl/o8Uv6t

SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT ATHLETICS INTEGRITY MONITOR PURSUANT TO THE ATHLETICS INTEGRITY AGREEMENT AMONG THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, THE BIG TEN CONFERENCE AND THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AS EXTERNAL MONITOR APPOINTED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
http://www.dlapiper.com/~/media/Files/Insights/Publications/2014/09/NCAAMonitorsSecondAnnualReport.pdf     http://goo.gl/ExdGFj

Irish Catholic leader apologises for child abuse as he steps down
Cardinal Sean Brady, who was criticised over his handling of abuse scandals
paedophile Father Brendan Smyth
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140908/irish-catholic-leader-apologises-child-abuse-he-steps-down
http://goo.gl/vPpPqW

Home Office worker investigating Rotherham child abuse ‘had data stolen’
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/sep/01/home-office-rotherham-child-abuse-research-stolen-claim-panorama
http://goo.gl/eF6E9L

Rotherham child abuse scandal: 11-year-old victim was arrested, officer described the rape of a 12-year-old girl by several men as “entirely consensual”
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-29036742
http://goo.gl/lWOplz

Rotherham child abuse scandal: council chief executive to step down Martin Kimber, chief executive of the council at the centre of the child exploitation scandal
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/sep/08/rotherham-child-abuse-council-leader-martin-kimber-quits   http://goo.gl/4oQKkT

Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry: Child abused in care of Presbyterian Church in Australia
the inquiry heard that 131 children from Northern Ireland, some as young as five, were sent to Australia as child migrants.
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-29048447
http://goo.gl/TsF7cm

Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry: 131 NI children sent to Australia many had suffered severe hardship and  sexual and physical abuse in the institutions in Australia
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-29006251
http://goo.gl/P6WxfJ

Evidence on rampant violence against children ‘compels us to act’ UNICEF report
Violence against children is universal – so prevalent and deeply ingrained in societies it is often unseen and accepted as the norm – according to new, unprecedented data presented by the United Nations today.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48639#.VAkiohYXMoE
http://goo.gl/YyW0Pu

New global data expose acute prevalence of violence against children: UNICEF
http://www.unicef.org/media/media_75530.html
http://goo.gl/wY9zzd

#ENDviolence against children
http://www.unicef.org/endviolence/

Hidden in Plain Sight: A statistical analysis of violence against children
http://www.unicef.org/publications/index_74865.html
http://goo.gl/wY9zzd

Caged until ‘broken’: life for Mumbai’s prostitutes

brothels in Mumbai, where trafficked girls are kept in cages like slaves to stop them running away – and only allowed out to have sex with customers.
http://www.channel4.com/news/prostitution-mumbai-india-caged-trafficked-brothels
http://goo.gl/x7Dm4t

‘Disturbing’ increase in sexual violence
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says social media being used as a form of abuse
Some 44 per cent of calls related to child sexual abuse and 42 per cent to adult rape. Nine per cent related to adult sexual assault – representing an increase of 21 per cent on the previous year, 2 per cent to ritual abuse
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/disturbing-increase-in-sexual-violence-1.1917012
http://goo.gl/F5uJLC

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Yeshiva Sex Abuse Lawsuit
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/09/04/federal-appeals-court-rejects-yeshiva-sex-abuse-lawsuit/
http://goo.gl/R8njQ3

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre releases report  47 per cent of calls related to childhood sexual abuse, including ritual abuse and suspected abuse http://www.dublinpeople.com/article.php?id=4026&l=100
http://goo.gl/TresXZ

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