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Sexual abuse of boys often overlooked by state laws, global study warns - what is PTSD post traumatic stress disorder
Stronger support urged for young men affected by abuse as researchers find existing measures tailored towards girls The Guardian wrote a BRILLIANT article and all I can say is about bloody time! We have been advocating for years for this decrepency to be address and finally our voice, and the voice of the millins of men we speak for, bgin heard. Bloody good show Guardian. There is still a long way to go before we see sexual abuse and human trafficing removed from the realms of gender politics and into the realm of human rights. It baffels me how those lobbying for the rights of women and girls so freely and knowingly discard and deliberatly discredit the suffering of little boys and men around the world #notagenderissue Sexual abuse of boys is “barely addressed” by the laws in many countries, according to a global study that warns of a lack of support for young male survivors.The study, which examined child rape laws in 40 countries, found that just under half of jurisdictions lacked legal protections for boys. In many cases, laws were specific to girls and did not recognise boys as victims.Researchers also identified a tendency for support services, including …