Miami Herald reporter Julie Brown discusses her investigative report on hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who sexually abused dozens of teenage girls but served only 13 months in a county jail. The case against multimillionaire hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein is a horrifying one. And I say that also for those of you who have young children listening. Police and prosecutors say Epstein sexually abused dozens of underage girls - some as young as 14 or 15 - and, in some cases, asked them to recruit other girls for him and his powerful friends to prey on.
Jeffrey Epstein Allegedly Sexually Abused Underage Girls And Served A Light Sentence
What parents need to know about the signs of child sexual abuse
IT was a case that shocked the nation - 47 girls abused in a sickening child sex ring. None of the victims can be named as unless they waive their lifelong anonymity automatically granted to victims of sexual abuse. In total, police identified and interviewed 47 young girls who were potential victims of the gang in The Times first revealed the issue of Asian sex gangs targeting girls after an investigation in Rotherham. A report by the Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Board painted a picture of girls as young as 10 being targeted for sexual abuse. The girls were mainly white British and were targeted by the sex gang, who were predominately British Pakistani. The abuse took place between and and centred around two takeaways in Heywood near Rochdale.
When Teenage Girls Have Been Sexually Abused: A Guide for Teenagers
Camp CADI is the first of its kind, created specifically to meet the unique needs of young girls whose lives have been traumatized by CSA. In company with their peers, girls discover the power of community as they enjoy typical camp experiences, expressive arts and a mentor program that lays a foundation for trusting relationships with adults. Friendships are formed, painful emotions are released, coping skills are learned, and girls leave with a new sense of empowerment.
We like to think of school as a place where young people are safe, and of home as a place of refuge, but the reality is far more serious. A few months ago, in a school workshop session about sexism, gender stereotypes and future aspirations, I asked a group of children aged 13 and 14 how their lives might be different if they were the opposite sex. I expected some illuminating responses about clothes and hobbies, socially expected behaviours, perhaps likes and dislikes. They described crossing the street when they saw groups of men, avoiding certain routes home after dark, and taking preventative measures to avoid being raped. One girl described gripping her hockey stick like a weapon on her way home from practice.