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Dance instructor arrested for alleged sex abuse

BEAVERTON, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A Beaverton dance instructor was arrested Wednesday for allegedly having a sexual relationship with an underage student for over a year, Beaverton Police Dept. 83 more words

Washington County

Boy Scouts settle California suit over abuse

LOS ANGELES — The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007 — a decision that will keep years’ worth of “perversion” files detailing sex abuse allegations secret from the public. 606 more words

World

Predatory Pastors: Victim Blaming

Here’s a much-needed blog from PredatoryPastors.com – a locally-based (but unaffiliated) ministry near us – about the victim blaming that often occurs when a beloved or otherwise respected church leader is outed as a sexual predator. 246 more words

Predatory Leaders

Canadian charged over plan to have sex with U.S. teen

A Canadian man has been charged with attempted kidnapping and attempted rape after travelling to the U.S. to allegedly pursue a sexual relationship with an underage girl. 370 more words

Canada

Spain Charges 12 Priests With Child Sex Abuse

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A judge in the southern Spanish city of Granada has charged 10 Roman Catholic priests and two Catholic lay workers with child sex abuse. 168 more words

News

Prosecutors: Teacher/rape suspect threatened suicide

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN 6) — Stephanie McCrea, the Evergreen High School teacher accused of raping a student, turned herself in to detectives Tuesday afternoon, appeared in court Wednesday morning, and posted the bond for her $40,000 bail Wednesday afternoon. 406 more words

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The mainstreaming of domestic violence

On Australia Day 2015, domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty was named Australian of the Year. Rosie’s 11 year-old son Luke was murdered by his father in February 2014 and since then the bereaved mother has made many media and public speaking appearances shining the attention on the issue of domestic violence and calling for systemic changes. 804 more words

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