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Sexual Harassment News: Providence Diocese, Coast Guard, Rutgers

by HB Sexual Harassment Legal Team

07/03/2019

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Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list Monday of clerics, religious order priests and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.

The list of 50 names posted on the diocese website includes 19 priests and deacons who are still alive, although nearly all have been removed from ministry. One priest resigned. The list also includes 25 dead priests and six others, including religious order priests. read more »

Reports of unwanted sexual contact up at Coast Guard Academy

Almost half of female cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday. read more »

Rutgers pays $375K to settle suit claiming top doctor propositioned, sexually harassed residents

Rutgers University paid $375,000 to settle a lawsuit filed claiming that one of its top doctors sexually harassed two female residents he was interested in dating, according to a copy of the settlement. read more »