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Sex-abuse victims lack voice in New Square Hasidic community

Lohud.com. January 4. 2014

Sexual abuse attorneys are often the only voice victims have, and a LoHud.com report only furthered that idea. In Hasidic community, those who take assault claims to cops ‘are damaged goods’

“Sexual abuse of children and young people is systemically suppressed in Hasidic communities, advocates and alleged victims say, spawning a culture where victims are sent to therapists picked by the community's religious leaders and whose sympathies often seem aligned with the abuser.”

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