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# Sexual Abuse

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Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister
US military 'fails to protect children sexually assaulted by peers on army bases'
Red Cross says more than 20 staff have left after 'paying for sexual services'
Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody
Despite denial, Pope Francis received abuse victim's letter
Bill and Ted actor speaks about being sexually abused as a child
265 people have come forward as victims of USA Gymnastics doctor
'My heart is so full': Victims of US Gymnastics doctor react to 175-year sentence
New national survey to examine sexual harassment in workplace
Katherine Zappone: 'Students will be asked to challenge ideas of what consent is'
Katherine Zappone
Former Glee star Mark Salling pleads guilty to child pornography charges
Man jailed for nine years for 'reprehensible' sexual abuse of partner's two sons
Renowned US opera conductor facing allegations he sexually abused teenage boy
Sexual abuse: 'Did I consent? I was just a little girl, but yes, I let it happen'
Former GAA coach sentenced to seven years for dozens of sexual assaults on boys
Mother-of-three forwarded child pornography clip in 'remarkably unusual' case
'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'
Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences
Male abuse victims: 'It is easier to believe that men are Harvey Weinsteins'
James Behan
'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries
Former Glee star pleads guilty to possession of indecent images of children
Two in five calls to Dublin Rape Crisis Centre in 2016 related to childhood abuse
Tom Humphries hears how victim 'blocked out childhood memories' to 'block out all the abuse'
Abused children being made wait five years before court case over
Lotto millionaire accused of sexual acts with a child has bail placed at €200,000
Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges
Woman convicted of making false rape claims against innocent men in London
Almost 1,500 calls were made to a sexual violence centre in Cork last year
Church of England admits it 'colluded and concealed' sex abuse claims against a bishop
'Once it's online it's very difficult to get back': The dangers of posting sexual images on the net
Volunteer accused of abuse was allowed to keep working at disability service for years
Netflix's The Keepers highlights harrowing sexual abuse in a 1960s US Catholic school
Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images
Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff
Rolf Harris freed from prison as he awaits outcome of indecent assault trial
'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years
Man jailed for five years for orally raping partner's son (7)
Over 100 suspected paedophiles arrested in Spain
'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension
Eye-track tech allows victim give evidence to put away sexual abuser