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‘Ignorance, incompetence, misinformation’: how did Victoria’s sexual assault laws go backwards?

The new legislation was meant to make it easier for sexual assault survivors to share their stories. Instead, it's made it much, much harder.

NSW victims of crime now have a new obstacle to collecting compensation

Thanks to cost-cutting, victims of crime will essentially take on the work of public servants.

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After St Kevin’s, institutions can no longer hide from justice

Like so many institutions, St Kevin's College sacrificed the children in its care on the altar of its own survival.

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What happens now that Pell is going to the High Court?

Importantly, this outcome doesn’t tell us much about the prospects of Pell’s actual appeal. The High Court is unpredictable in its decisions.

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Tracey Spicer is cancelled

Tracey Spicer tried to take on the systemic sexual harassment of women and its lingering damage. For her sins, she's now damned by the left.

Nick Xenophon's underlying compassion for the downtrodden and the abused has never seriously been questioned. But in naming a priest accused -- without proof -- of rape he has gone too far, writes <b>Des Ryan</b> of <a href="http://www.indaily.com.au" target="_blank"><em>InDaily</em></a>.

In naming a priest accused, Xenophon has gone too far

Nick Xenophon's underlying compassion for the downtrodden and the abused has never seriously been questioned. But in naming a priest accused -- without proof -- of rape he has gone too far, writes Des Ryan of InDaily.

Powerful Mexican priest Marcial Macielmay have died two years ago, but his life is suddenly getting a lot of attention in Mexico's newspapers: with new revelations of child sexual abuse, bigamy, drug abuse and plagiarism being uncovered every day.

Father Marcial Maciel: Mexico’s most notorious pedophile priest

Powerful Mexican priest Marcial Macielmay have died two years ago, but his life is suddenly getting a lot of attention in Mexico's newspapers: with new revelations of child sexual abuse, bigamy, drug abuse and plagiarism being uncovered every day.

Make all the "don't drop the soap!" jokes you want, <b>Amanda Hess</b> talks to US prison rape victims and nobody is laughing. New standards have been released showing how prison rape can be prevented, so why do prisons think it's too expensive to bother?

Is prison rape “too expensive” to stop?

Make all the "don't drop the soap!" jokes you want, Amanda Hess talks to US prison rape victims and nobody is laughing. New standards have been released showing how prison rape can be prevented, so why do prisons think it's too expensive to bother?

An extensive investigation by the <em>Associated Press</em> has found 30 cases of Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse being transferred or moved overseas by the Church, evading police and often reoffending.

How predator priests were hidden around the world

An extensive investigation by the Associated Press has found 30 cases of Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse being transferred or moved overseas by the Church, evading police and often reoffending.

Today’s column by Janet Albrechtsen is a long screed against victimhood, says <b>Guy Rundle</b>. Been raped? Sexually abused as a child? Forget professional advice based on real cases: just take your queue from Stieg Larsson.

Planet Janet’s new wobble: blaming the victimology

Today’s column by Janet Albrechtsen is a long screed against victimhood, says Guy Rundle. Been raped? Sexually abused as a child? Forget professional advice based on real cases: just take your queue from Stieg Larsson.

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