The news that Cardinal George Pell, Australia’s most senior Catholic cleric, was convicted of sexually abusing two choirboys in 1996 has shocked the nation.
The case is a stark reminder we need do a better job of providing help and support for men and boys who are victims and survivors of sexual abuse. Here we outline four reasons why sex abuse is a men’s health issue and provide links to a range of resources for anyone who is affected by this issue.Read more
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will make a National Apology to survivors and victims of sex abuse in institutions, the majority of them men. The Apology follows a Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse and applies to all victims and survivors, their families and supporters and acknowledges that more needs to be done to prevent and protect children from sexual abuse in institutions.Read more