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Friday, 14 February 2014

Breaking the silence on male rape

BBC News

Rape is a crime that affects thousands of people, and for many victims one of the hardest things can be getting the help they need to move on with their lives

It can be particularly hard for male survivors, as there are only five special support centres in the UK for men. There are 145 for women and girls

Now the government has allocated £500,000 to a special fund to help support male rape survivors.
Duncan Craig was himself raped and now runs a support group. He told BBC Breakfast that many men were silenced and felt that they could talk about what had happened to them. 


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