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2015: About reporting and be visible in media
I assumed he probably still continued to molest. I couldn’t live with this thought without having doing everything in my power to stop him.
2014: Encourages openness about abuse
What was called a massage according to Jan Gunnar Sørbø’s abuser, was actually masturbation. It took many years before Jan Gunnar Sørbø filed a report against the music school’s headmaster who molested him. He believes openness around this topic will encourage more reports.
2013: The abuse he repported was “too old"
(VG Nett) Jan Gunnar Sørbø (30) filed a report against his music teacher while in school, but the case was too old. He thinks it’s time for a debate about the limitations act.
2012: Sexually abused men and “the boogeyman"
Sexual abuse. It’s about time that it must be taken seriously and shown legitimacy about men subjected to sexual abuse.
2012: Standing on the front to place the blame
I was swexually abusen from when I was 13 years old, says Jan Gunnar Sørbø (30), who wish to place the shame and guild where it belongs.
2012: Jan Gunnar’s music teacher accused of sexual abuse
Jan Gunnar filed a report against his music teacher for sexual abuse, but the case was too old. Now he testifies in court against the teacher in new cases of abuse.
Talking about the asaults
Jarle Holseter was subjected to sexual abuse as a child. Now he works to overcome the taboo of sexual abuse against men.
Far too little attention on sexual violence against men
When I first started using the support system I discovered that none of the psychologists I met had experience and knowledge about sexual abuse of men, said Jarle Holseter in Utsattmann at today’s meeting by Reform.
We need to start talking about sexual abuse in lunch break
It is a myth that men who are victims of sexual abuse become perpetrators themselves, says special adviser at Redd Barna, Lars Due-Tønnessen.
Was sexually abuse, now they’re helping others
Studies show that abuse is often commited by people who are in close relations to the child. It could eb a stepfater, it could be a big brother, and uncle or a grandfatehr, but it could also be an aunt, sister, a mother or teacher.
Seksuelle overgrep er et problem i befolkningen, ikke i et kjønn eller i en legning, sier Bjørn Aasmoe, styreformann i organisasjonen utsattmann. Han frykter at mørketallene er store, særlig blant gutter og menn.
Men often need to deal with abuses in a different way than women, says Jan Gunnar Sørbø. He calls for greater focus on men in the helpsectors.
It is estimated that 10-20 percent of girls and 10-5 percent of boys are sexually abused before they are adults.