All tagged sexual assault
There are two problems when it comes to sorting out how a community deals with errant sexuality.
Next year, we’re holding forums throughout Oregon to dig into the problems and help launch local strategies to increase public safety and to reduce the number of sexual assaults.
Given the history of sexual abuse dating back to before the written word, why is it surprising today that we have yet to get beyond this plague of unwanted sexual attention on women and children?
I mentioned to her that sex offender treatment was different for women than men. She then said something I truly did not expect, “I think there are more women sex offenders than people imagine. Women just aren’t thought of as sex abusers,” she said. “And the crimes they commit are pretty hard to detect and quantify,” she added.
Arthur (not his real name) went off the tracks after serving in the Armed Forces. No job, and few marketable job skills, he satisfied his need for money and sex by holding up a drug store and raping the clerk at gunpoint. He was sentenced to more than 10 years in state prison.