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Sexual Harassment News: Soccer, Protestant Churches

by HB Sexual Harassment Legal Team

06/10/2019

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A #MeToo Wave Hits Global Soccer as the Women’s World Cup Begins

As world soccer opens its most important championship for women this week, it is confronting a range of accusations that men with influence over women in the sport repeatedly have used their positions to harass or abuse them.

Since the start of this year, coaches and administrators in at least five countries on four continents have been accused by players and colleagues of sexual misconduct, inappropriate behavior and even rape. read more »

The Crusading Bloggers Exposing Abuse in Protestant Churches

No one was paying attention — until these armchair investigators came along. read more »