Abuse within the Troubled Teen Industry

The Circle of Hope Girls Ranch in Cedar County, Missouri states their goal is to, “help young ladies who were destroying their lives through poor choices and behaviors, change their future”. Unfortunately, they are not living up to this promise. The reality is that these women leave with more life-long problems than they come in…

Civil Lawsuits for Sexual Abuse

Statistics from the US Bureau of Justice Statistics show that more than 3 million Americans over the age of 12 are subjected to sexual assault and abuse each year. Sexual abuse is a term that covers a variety of misconducts that are based on the gender or sexual characteristics of a victim. Many victims resort…

Recognizing Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes

Since 2000, more than 16,000 complaints regarding sexual abuse in nursing homes and long-care facilities have been filed in the United States. Although we like to think sick and elderly patients are provided nothing but the utmost care and respect in these facilities, we continue to see many victimized by staff and guests at an…

Uber’s Safety Report Sheds Light on Sexual Misconduct in Today’s Gig Economy

Uber, the American-based, multinational, peer-to-peer, ridesharing service, was recently put on blast after the disclosure of their much-anticipated 2018 safety report. The report unearthed more than 3,000 reports of sexual misconduct throughout the year in the United States alone. Out of the company’s 1.3 billion rideshares last year, 235 rapes were reported. The multi-billion-dollar conglomerate…