Tackling child abuse in 2023 part 1: Switzerland

Swiss Child Sexual Abuse

Wrapping up 2023, a multi part series, looking at the universality of states deliberate failure in the face of child sexual abuse. This first part covers Switzerland. Over the coming days until the year end come Belgium, United Kingdom, France, and European institutions.   The public prosecutor When wanting to … Continue reading

Tackling child abuse in 2023 part 2: Belgium

Belgian Child Sexual Abuse in 2023

Wrapping up 2023, a multi part series, looking at the universality of states deliberate failure in the face of child sexual abuse. This second part covers Belgium. To come: United Kingdom, France, and European institutions. The public prosecutor Three times during the course of a year the Belgian courts followed … Continue reading

D-Day for child sexual abuse?

D-Day for child sexual abuse? An opinion piece on an example how our societies around the world fail to deal with child sexual abuse, over and over again, simply for the lack of political and judiciary accountability. “At this historic moment surely not one of us is too busy, too … Continue reading

The scapegoat culture in child sexual abuse: meet Calimero

In child sexual abuse, Men perpetrators abuse the calimero position thanks to false abuse accusations against men. Women perpetrators abuse the calimero position thanks to falsely dismissed women victims.

The scapegoat culture in child sexual abuse: meet Calimero The recent avalanche of child sexual abuse revelations in the press, and the documentary Godvergeten, about how the church and the state still don’t deal with child sexual abuse, remain vivid topics of disgust. It appears the recent revelations of child … Continue reading

Switzerland is the Auschwitz of Child Sexual Abuse

Switzerland is the Auschwitz of Child Sexual Abuse

What happened yesterday thwarts all imagination. A report on Child Sexual Abuse came out in Switzerland. Both the authorities and the church reacted. I need to write, I need to vent. Discover with me the true nature of Switzerland … The report The report released September 12th 2023 is titled … Continue reading

Jockey Daughter

Jocket Daughter

Jockey Daughter My pen name is Tracey Cooper and I wrote the book, Jockey Daughter: I Do Not Have to Be Beaten to Cross the Finish Line. As readers, you may not believe this, but my siblings and I do not feel like “victims” because today we have such wonderful … Continue reading

Starting a local support group

local support groups

Starting a Local Support Group Following on from our previous blog about local support groups, this article focuses on what a support group is all about and why they can be useful. First and foremost, don’t get confused between support groups and therapeutic groups.  They are different although they do … Continue reading

Addressing a Spouse’s Fears About Parenting

havoca fear of parenting

Dear Dr. Gil: I saw in Moving Forward that you answer questions from husbands of survivors. I would like your opinion on the following: My wife was severely abused physically by her mother and father. Consequently, she has many fears about being hurt and she is very shy and stays … Continue reading