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Friday, 20 October 2017 16:26

Sexual assault becoming ‘pervasive’ in Bermuda

Sexual assault is “pervasive” in Bermuda, according to one leading island social worker.

Laurie Shiell-Smith, executive director of the Centre Against Abuse, said that the organisation began using the #MeToo campaign to “let other survivors know that they are not alone”.

The movement went viral on social media earlier this week and allowed victims to share their stories to draw attention to the widespread issue of sexual assault and harassment.

Read more at the Royal Gazette

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