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Documentation List # E 27b - August 2009

[From Ipce Newsletter  # E 27, August 2009]

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09-001 @ 7 kb

Male prostitution, a hidden shame: See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil; Fawad Ali Shah, Daily Times [Pakistan], January 13, 2009

09-002 @ 10 kb The importance of being honest - The wild claim that Oscar Wilde sexually abused children is just another bout of hero-bashing.
Barbara Hewson, 13 January 2009
09-003 @ 4 kb Male sex workers fly under the radar: report; 
By Anne Kyle, The Leader-Post, December 2, 2008. [Canada] 
A new study into the province's male sex trade says sexual exploitation of young boys is one of Saskatchewan's dark secrets that flies under the
09-004 @ 5 kb New DOJ Crime Data Released: Rate of Sexual Violence Well Below Record Rates of Early- 1990s; December 17, 2008 -  (Washington, DC) -  The 2007 National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), released today by the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), shows continued evidence of the remarkable decline in sexual violence in the U.S. over the last 14 years.
09-005 @ 8 kb Campaign boss warns of 'appalling' child abuse levels; By Pete Castle,, 30/ 1/2009. 
Children and babies as young as one-year-old are becoming victims of sexual abuse in Surrey and Hampshire at a rate of at least three a day,
new figures have shown. [...]
In Hampshire, there were 1,235 child victims of sexual offences in 2007-08, the figures show. Of those, 386 were aged 10 or under.`
09-006 @ 5 kb U.N. committee rejects homosexual group with possible pedophile link; Catholic News Agency, Feb 15, 2009Despite an opposing vote from the United States, the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Committee responsible for approving U.N. NGOs has rejected the application of a Brazilian homosexual group because of questions concerning the group's position on pedophilia.
09-007 @ 10 kb Europeans Debate Castration of Sex Offenders; By Dan  Bilefsky. NY Times, March 11, 2009
Whether castration can help rehabilitate violent sex offenders has come under new scrutiny after the Council of Europe's anti-torture committee last month called surgical castration "invasive, irreversible and mutilating" and demanded that the Czech Republic stop offering the procedure to violent sex offenders.
09-008 @ 9 kb  Beware: Pedophiles All Over; Peace FM Online, March 30, 2009 - Report from& about Ghana. 
09-009 @ 6 kb Iraqi babies for sale: people trafficking crisis grows as gangs exploit poor families and corrupt system. 
- At least 150 children a year sold for $ 200 to $ 4,000
- Some bartered youngsters become sex abuse victims
Afif Sarhan in Baghdad, The Guardian, Monday 6 April 2009
09-010 @ 7 kb Abuse of child 'witches' on rise, aid group says; 
Faith Karimi, CNN, May 18, 2009
* Nigerian boy called a witch: "They would take my clothes off, tie me up and beat me"
* Children with unusual markings, stubbornness or epilepsy make frequent targets
* Director of nonprofit says accused often incarcerated in churches for weeks on end
* Pastors have been accused of worsening the problem, aid workers say

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