Link – Child abuse scandal reaches top of Brazilian football
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Link – Child abuse scandal reaches top of Brazilian football

It’s a mixture of things that create the perfect storm, if you will, for predators. Families living in abject poverty, with an opportunity to escape it through a boy playing youth soccer and advancing in his career. Those types of situations are ripe for abusers to take advantage of. “And many would never dare to…

Link – The many faces of Colin Gregg: Teacher, charity boss and paedophile
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Link – The many faces of Colin Gregg: Teacher, charity boss and paedophile

It’s a familiar story, yet so many people think that only weird, anti-social people could be pedophiles. No, it’s usually someone kids, and adults, know and trust. They will not “look” like a predator. On the surface Colin Gregg appeared to be a pillar of the community but he used his status to prey on…

Link – Not all child abusers are monsters: experts

Link – Not all child abusers are monsters: experts

There is some discussion of prevention and working with pedophiles in the article, and there are lots of opinions on that, and discussions we should be having. Regardless of that though, this is something we need to stop, assuming that child molesters are “monsters” that are outside the norms of society, because it truly does…

Link – Parents Targeted By Child Abuser Grooming Techniques: Report

Link – Parents Targeted By Child Abuser Grooming Techniques: Report

“Community misconceptions can lead to the vilification of parents as being inattentive or not adequately protective, based on the idea that attentive parents will instinctively detect grooming and know their child is in danger.”   “In reality, it is difficult for people to process relevant information and reach accurate conclusions at the time of the…