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Marginalized communities face different barriers to reporting sexual abuse

Elite private schools. The Ivy League. Country-club parties filled with drunken white teenagers. This is where the hashtag “WhyIDidntReport” came from. While #WhyIDidntReport has made it clearer why many decide against reporting sexual assault—highlighting the shame, fear and immense social pressures weighing on survivors—some communities are baffled by the movement. Among low-income neighborhoods, communities of […]