Post Tagged with: "abuse"

Abuse Victim Opens Inaugural GPPI Conference

Actress Sonja Sohn of HBO’s “The Wire” shared stories of the abuse she faced as the daughter of an abusive, schizophrenic Vietnam War veteran to a crowd of juvenile justice experts last Thursday morning. Her lecture was the opening keynote address for the Georgetown Public Policy Institute’s first-ever Leadership Evidence[Read More…]

by February 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Battling a Stifling Culture

There are about 4,095 female undergraduates at Georgetown. Statistically speaking, 819 of them will experience sexual violence before the end of their time on the Hilltop. Sexual and gender-based violence, though often overlooked, is a pervasive issue on college campuses. Studies estimate that 20 to 25 percent of women and[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Study Finds Fewer Children Abused by Clergy

The number of children sexually abused by U.S. Roman Catholic clergy and the payout costs incurred by the Church for these cases have decreased significantly in 2009, according to a recent study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown. Although there were a reported 400 new[Read More…]

by March 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Ripple Effect: Abuse Shakes Catholic Faith

With the latest scandal in the Catholic Church arguably reaching all the way to the Vatican, it’s time for the Church to set the record straight. Enough is enough. The recent expose of the sexual abuse cover-ups in the Irish Church and elsewhere in Europe has become a public relations[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized