Posts Tagged ‘Sexual Assault’

‘Devastated’: MediaWorks sexual assault complainant’s bid declined

Monday, November 29th, 2021

A former MediaWorks employee who alleges she was sexually assaulted twice while working for the company says she is “devastated” after it declined her bid to make a late personal grievance claim – despite the broadcaster’s public support of survivors. Under New Zealand’s employment law, there is a 90-day time limit for an employee to Read more

Catholic bishop says protecting children overrules confessional secrecy

Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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In an abrupt volte-face, France’s top Catholic bishop says protecting children from sexual abuse overrules confessional secrecy, the RFIa French news and current affairs public radio station has reported. This remark made by Bishop Eric de Moulins-Beaufort (pictured) completely contradicts the comments he made last week when he suggested priests should not violate the confessional Read more

Female student publishes details of teenage sexual assault

Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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More than 1000 graphic allegations of teenage sexual assault in Australian school communities have been published on a new website. Thousands more detailed accounts will be added. The stories appear as a growing movement to improve sex and consent education in Sydney private schools extending across Australia. Former Kambala School student Chanel Contos launched an Read more

Justice and a fair go for Cardinal Pell

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Justice for Cardinal George Pell must be allowed to run its course says the Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher. “He has cooperated in every way with multiple police, parliamentary and Royal Commission investigations,” Fisher said. “Everyone supports just investigation of complaints, but the relentless character attacks on Cardinal Pell, by some, stand the principle of Read more

Anglican’s sexual assault charge against monsignor dropped

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Prosecutors in South Australia have recommended that no charges be laid against a Catholic priest who was accused of sexual assault by the former world leader of the Traditional Anglican Communion. Archbishop John Hepworth, who led the conservative Anglican group until he was ousted in an acrimonious policy dispute last year, had caused a sensation Read more

Sexual assault rising in ‘world’s most liveable city’

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Melbourne was recently ranked the world’s most liveable city, yet according to Victorian police crime statistics, those who live in Victoria, Australia are more likely to be sexually assaulted, and physically assaulted at home. The annual Victorian police crime statistics report 83% of sexual assault victims were women 36% of rape victims were raped by someone they Read more