When we send our children off to school every day, we assume that the system will keep them safe. Unfortunately, recent reports of sexual exploitation and abuse, especially in the private school system, is enough to make us wonder if that trust is misplaced. In May 2018, a teacher at The Montessori School of Raleigh
Sexual Abuse & Harassment
Sexual assault is seriously traumatic and life-changing. It’s a crime that can affect all genders, ages, and professions. For example: Children with disabilities, an absent parent, or in foster care are often targeted by sexual predators. Studies have estimated that anywhere from 25% to 80% of women experience sexual abuse at work during their lifetime.
According to the National Holistic Institute, people visit massage therapists an estimated 230 million times a year. Nearly 43% of these consumers said that they received massages to help them manage pain, rehabilitate injuries, or improve their overall wellness. There is an element of trust involved in massage therapy, as you are lying naked beneath
On October 29, 2018, Copeley Law PLLC filed a civil complaint against Massage Envy – both its franchise corporation and a local franchise – on behalf of two separate victims of sexual abuse by a massage therapist at the Massage Envy facility in Wilmington, North Carolina in 2015. The two female victims, who describe “extreme
What is Title IX? Title IX is the law that applies to sexual misconduct on college campuses and all schools that receive federal funds. It is a one-sentence law that says any educational program or activity that is receiving federal funds cannot discriminate on the basis of sex. They can’t exclude anyone from participating on the