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Opinion: Lifting the Veil of Secrecy-Stopping Sexual Abuse in Sports and Every Institution from The Huffington Post, 12/6/11

Thursday, December 08, 2011


The article reports, ” ‘When you have a veil of secrecy, you have the potential for abusive behavior whether it’s in the Catholic church, a school or whatever, and that applies to all of us, not just the NCAA,’ NCAA President Mark Emmert told reporters Monday in Indianapolis.
As I’ve been watching the child rape headlines on TV over the last few weeks, I’ve become increasingly discouraged. The events are horrible, but at the very least, they have made public and visible the need for change in the norms of community institutions.”

Read the full article at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/larry/why-are-we-surprised-stop_b_1130690.html