Sexual Abuse

Read: FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

FBI Warning: Online Classrooms and Teleconferencing Apps Are Being Hijacked

The agency also says school closings due to COVID-19 and children’s increased online presence pose an increased risk for child exploitation.

Read: Ohio State Settles 11 Strauss Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Ohio State Settles 11 Strauss Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

The settlement funds will be distributed by an independent special master who is trained in sex abuse trauma.

Read: OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

OCR: USC’s Handling of Tyndall Sexual Abuse “Extraordinarily Egregious”

Following an investigation, the school has agreed to create a centralized record-keeping system to track sexual misconduct allegations against employees.

Read: OSU Wrestler Says Rep. Jim Jordan ‘Begged’ Him to Contradict Brother’s Abuse Claims

OSU Wrestler Says Rep. Jim Jordan ‘Begged’ Him to Contradict Brother’s Abuse Claims

Adam DiSabato testified Jordan asked him to go against his brother’s claims that Jordan knew about continued sexual abuse by Richard Strauss.

Read: Teacher, Student Arrested for Child Pornography, Human Trafficking

Teacher, Student Arrested for Child Pornography, Human Trafficking

The student allegedly obtained explicit images of minors, used the images to coerce them into performing sexual acts, and shared them with a teacher.

Read: Report Finds ‘Code of Silence’ at 3 Michigan All-Boys Catholic Schools

Report Finds ‘Code of Silence’ at 3 Michigan All-Boys Catholic Schools

“They would rather carry it to the grave than to let someone else know about it,” one parent said. “You don’t want to be the one to upset the brotherhood.”

Read: Former Fencing Coach Warned OSU About Abusive Doctor in 1994

Former Fencing Coach Warned OSU About Abusive Doctor in 1994

In the 1980s former OSU fencing coach Charlotte Remenyik began warning students on her team about Dr. Richard Strauss’ sexually abusive behavior.

Read: Judge Approves USC Settlement with Ex-Gynecologist’s Sexual Abuse Victims for $215M

Judge Approves USC Settlement with Ex-Gynecologist’s Sexual Abuse Victims for $215M

Hundreds of students and alumni have come forward to accuse former gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct during physical exams.

Read: New Texas Law Requires All College Employees Report Sexual Abuse

New Texas Law Requires All College Employees Report Sexual Abuse

Under the new law, employees could face misdemeanor charges and be fired for failing to report alleged sexual abuse by students or staff.

Read: 5 Campus Safety Trends That Shaped the Last Decade

5 Campus Safety Trends That Shaped the Last Decade

As we approach the start of a new decade and take a look back at the last 10 years, campus safety and security have undeniably evolved. Here’s how.

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