Male Sexual Abuse

Males are raped, abused, sodomised, assaulted and also brushed aside and forgotten. Males can become a survivor and speak out. 

We need to change this perspective and raise awareness for male victims and survivors. You are a survivor. Please read this article by Cg Akhila.

A few years back one of my old friends shared shocking details about his ordeal as a teenager. He narrated his story of being molested as at the age of fourteen. While returning alone from school one day in Chennai, he became a victim of sexual assault which later pushed him into a world of loneliness and depression. On asking he replied that he was alone that day because his parents could hardly imagine that their son can get sexually harassed too. From the next day on, he preferred taking a bus rather than that regular auto. He changed his route but could never cope with the fear and embarrassment until he became vocal about his past.

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Vijay Singh

Vijay Singh, 43, from Leicester, has been given a life sentence for a vicious sexual assault in Leicester city centre.

Singh subjected a woman to a horrific sexual assault before leaving her for dead. He was found guilty of attempted murder and a serious sexual assault. The trail lasted 8 days in May 2016.

The man carried out the attack at a premises on King Street, Leicester on Friday 5th June 2015. Vijay Singh left the victim with multiple serious injuries, which left the victim in hospital for a considerable time for her recovery.

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Male Survivors

Male Survivors are not alone. Studies show that sexual abuse against males is on the rise, but there are plenty of resources available.

On Wednesday evening immediately after my husband, our dog, and I entered a restaurant’s patio, a stranger asked if he could get advice from us about relationships, as he was having problems with his girlfriend. Over the next ten to fifteen minutes, we learned a bit of their history, including that together they had a child who was almost two, and that the man had ended up in the hospital on more than one occasion with broken ribs and other bones as the result of domestic violence.

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Paedophile Dad

An horrific sex offender has had their bid fail, to have his jail sentence cut by the Court of Appeal.

David Atkins, 77, has been told he may die in prison after his was jailed for a series of horrific sex offences. Atkins abused an 11 year old girl after befriending her, when he was living in Leicester more than 40 years ago.

The paedophile has always pleaded his innocence claiming the allegations were made up. However he was convicted of four indecent assaults and other serious sex attack. He was jailed at Leicester Crown Court in April, 2015.

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No More

Joyful Heart’s groundbreaking, celebrity-driven NO MORE PSA campaign calls on society to end the silence and inaction around domestic violence and sexual assault. 

The NO MORE PSA campaign was spearheaded by the Joyful Heart Foundation. They are one of the many championing organisations behind the NO MORE movement, and was directed by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay, the Joyful Heart’s Founder & President, in her directorial debut.

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Arnold Lodge

A £13.7Million refurbishment of a Mental Health Unit in Leicester, Arnold Lodge has now been completed. 

Arnold Lodge, run by the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, has now been modernised and now has 3 purpose build wards. The hospital is a medium secure mental health unit.

The refurbishment has taken 7 years to complete. Arnold Lodge’s purpose built wards are for its male mental illness service. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust also hope the new environment will attract registered mental health nurses to work at the facility.

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Paedophile Dad

A ‘dangerous and depraved’ paedophile deserved every day of his sentence, stated some top judges


Alan Peter Wormleighton, 61,  abused three young victims and was handed a severe jail term. Wormleighton, formerly of Narborough Road, Leicester was jailed for 22 years at the Leicester Crown Court on 20th November 2015.

The paedophile was also ordered to serve an extra 8 years on license when he is eventually released as the judge condemned him as a public danger. Alan Wormleighton was working as an engineer at Spire Hospital, when a colleague discovered he has been viewing indecent photographs of chilled on a work computer used by members of staff.

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Greville Janner

Leicestershire County Counsil Set Aside £2 Million for legal representation and to support the welfare of victims in the Greville Janner inquiry

The Leicestershire County Council has set aside £2 Million to cover the cost of the inquiry into Greville Janner’s alleged sexual abuse of boys in its care.

The council ran the children homes in the city and county, where the former Labour politician, Greville Janner,  allegedly met, groomer and then sexually abused the boys. They believe £2Million will cover the cost of the legal representation and the actual inquiry. The council have also said that the money will also be used to support the welfare of the alleged victims.

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