A secret out of shame or guilt

1 The Horrors of Child Sexual Assault and Abuse – “Speaking the Unspeakable” – A WRAL Documentary

25 jul. 2019

“Speaking the Unspeakable” tells two survivors’ stories. Michael Mack and his brother Knight Chamberlain have very different assault stories, but share some of the common characteristics of child sexual abuse; the guilt and shame felt by survivors, the fear of speaking out, the pain of keeping it secret and the manipulation of abusers who count on their victims’ silence.

Experts estimate that one in four girls and one in six boys have been sexually abused. They say the actual numbers are probably much higher since many cases go unreported.

Many victims keep the abuse a secret out of shame or guilt, or sometimes fear of repercussions from their abuser. It’s that secrecy that makes the problem far worse, not only for the victims, but also for society as a whole. How can we solve problems if we don’t talk about them, whether within our family, our community or our country?

This documentary originally aired on WRAL-TV in April 2018.

Check out Behind the Doc on WRAL.com here: https://www.wral.com/behind-the-doc-s…

Producer: Clay Johnson
Photographer: Jay Jennings
Copyright: WRAL-TV 2018

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2 Secrets of St Peter’s: Shocking child abuse at Catholic Church school revealed

25 jun. 2015

Express reporter Joanna Della-Ragione investigates shocking claims of historic child sex abuse at a former approved school, St Peter’s in Gainford, County Durham. Speaking for the first time, the victims tell their own story and explain how the Catholic Church covered-up the appalling scandal.
 
Filmed and directed by Daniel Luccesi. 
Warning: This film contains upsetting material.
 

3 Documentary: Popes, Priests, Pedophiles, Predators and Perverts

23 sep. 2018

2 Corinthians 6:14-18

Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

15 And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

16 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.

18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

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4 Out of Darkness, Into Light: Child Sexual Abuse – A WLRN Original Production

11 mei 2012

“Out of Darkness, Into Light” is a half hour documentary which delves into the lives of three adult survivors of child sexual abuse, who through their own personal experiences, are committed to helping others affected by this unthinkable crime.
 

5 Scout’s Honour – Sexual abuse in the Boy Scouts – the fifth estate

8 sep. 2014

 

For young people across North America, Scouting offers fun, adventure and new friendships. But, given the nature of Scouting, the organization sometimes attracts men who prey on children. 

 
In a co-investigation with the Los Angeles Times, the fifth estate looks at Scouts Canada’s controversial system for recording the names of pedophiles who have infiltrated its ranks and been removed the organization. It was known as the Confidential List. 
 
Host Diana Swain asks the question: have all of those allegations, going back decades, been shared with proper authorities? 
 
The fifth estate’s groundbreaking investigation follows a very public legal battle in the U.S. where the Boy Scouts of America were forced to reveal that it often did not inform police when allegations of sexual abuse were made. 
 
The Boy Scouts of America has since paid out millions in legal settlements.
 

6 Former Boy Scout alleges years of abuse from troop leader

19 sep. 2017

A man claims his Boy Scout troop leader sexually abused him when he was an adolescent and alleges that the Boy Scouts organization turned a blind eye.
 

7 Little Boy Flashes All The Girls Prank

11 mei 2011

Mechanical Pony Poops on the Ground, from Just For Laughs Gags!