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FixedIt: raping a child is not “sex”

Channel 7 again, both on their Facebook post and in the article, describe rape of a 13 year old child as “sex”. Here are the reasons this matters, in every case, with every headline. The victim impact statements from child abuse trials are harrowing, a testament to the lifelong injuriessuffered by people who were sexually abused […]... Read More
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FixedIt: rape, sexual abuse and exploitation of children is not sex

Another man pleading guilty to sexual abusing children, another headline about “child sex”. This one from the Bunbury Mail. Here are the reasons this matters, in every case, with every headline. The victim impact statements from child abuse trials are harrowing, a testament to the lifelong injuries suffered by people who were sexually abused as children. […]... Read More

Article: Domestic violence half-yearly update: The numbers we need to know

You could fill the MCG eight times over with children living in Australia right now who have been or will be sexually abused. If you emptied out Brisbane you could completely refill the city with Australian survivors of sexual violence. 750,000 rapists live in Australia and have never been held accountable for their crimes. You’d […]... Read More
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FixedIt: Why it matters that sexual abuse of children is not called “child sex”

Neville Raymond Budge, 56, was found guilty of 20 charges of an indecent act with a child. He then pled guilty to a further 4 charges. His victims were aged between 10 and 15. 8 victims were involved in the case. Geelong radio station Bay 93.9 reported this as “Pedo scout leader guilty on child […]... Read More