VERY, VERY TRUE.
SICK that no one wants to do anything about it or talk about it in a real way.
The main reason behind the STIGMA for both girls and boys who are sexually assaulted (and adults as well) is because so many people want to protect the perpetrator.
WHY? Another messed up societal creepshow, aside from the fact that "bullies protect bullies", it's because of the way perpetrators get treated by others, horribly, and also because people will attack the entire family of a perpetrator as well.
If you didn't know it, you do now, even victims will protect perpetrators from the way people are in the society around them, and they know they're protecting themselves as well from the horror show when they stay silent.
SICK AIN"T IT! BLAME EVERYONE, because it's EVERYONE'S FAULT. .
If you've never seen it for yourself, you should keep your trap shut and your eyes and ears OPEN.
Either the victim gets DESTROYED by the people around them, OR the perpetrator gets DESTROYED.
BECAUSE OF THE FACT THAT HUMANS DO NOT COMPREHEND THEIR OWN MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL ISSUES, AND LOVE TO DENY THAT THEY HAVE ANY, they attack and destroy other people instead,
BOTH perpetrators and victims.
And that "destroy one or the other" crap includes A LOT of people who are supposed to be working in a protective, caregiving, humanitarian "professional" capacity.
Can't DO ANYTHING, or TALK ABOUT ANYTHING, without DESTROYING someone. (Apparently destroying another person indicates righteousness in those doing the destroying....? ...? Pretty sick all by itself.)
Those who molest children have a mental illness, period. There's nothing to argue about. So OBVIOUSLY they need treatment. Apparently this is WAY TOO HARD for most people to understand, but they want all the OTHER emotional and mental issues that result in SERIOUS HARM TO OTHERS to be "OKAY", no one should EVER TALK ABOUT how much DAMAGE those OTHER little sick behaviors cause, like doing illegal drugs with your buddies when there are children in the home. (OH we would never do that....!!!!) (OH we do it in the basement, he's upstairs asleep! That' makes it all okay, there are no consequences whatsoever to the child!)
Or how about just straight up ABUSE?! That's apparently not HORRIFIC because it's not sexual???? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!
HOW did humans even survive for this many millennia?!?
SO MANY PEOPLE blame the VICTIM, and then SCAPEGOAT VICTIMS, and BULLY VICTIMS, because no one wants to be BLAMED for not protecting them and not caring for them... SORRY there's NO MORE TOLERANCE for hearing any more B.S. about how "OH SO HORRIFIED" people are at perpetrators. SORRY NOT BUYING IT, B.S ALERT!!
So go rescue some victims off the street, the ones who are only there because of what happened to them if you're so OFFENDED! Sure you are.
Or how about NOT TREATING VICTIMS LIKE THEY'RE CRAZY OR STUPID IN YOUR OWN COMMUNITY OR FAMILY!
OR PRACTICE! OR CLASSROOM!
Ohhhhh... that never occurred to me, boss!!!
(And don't even go there if you're one of the ADDICTS on the internet who just HAS TO FLIP OUT even though they don't know what they're talking about, because it SEEMS LIKE an OPPORTUNITY TO BE HISTRIONIC OR PSYCHO OR MEAN, or if you're thinking of doing that asinine "I'm OFFENDED" thing about this one because your ego feels snapped. You might want to GO BACK AND READ IT AGAIN with the comprehension side of your brain.)