Woodlands care home was located on Dereham Road in Norwich. It housed children of different age. Among the employees were Joseph Douglas Hewitt who in 1995 was convicted of sexual assault and rape involving six children. Strangely none seem to ask who were responsible for the oversight of the care home and why they failed the children.
Based on articles in the media it is safe to conclude that it could not have been fun to be a child at the care home.
- Convicted rapist who ran Norwich children’s care home denies allegations from five more victims (Eastern Daily Express)
- Children would be taken for ‘beatings’ in care home, rape trial hears (Eastern Daily Express)
Quarrier’s Village is a small village in Scotland. It was built to house children. The idea was good enough but when bad apples takes over the child care awful things start to happen.
Not only the children had to the endure abuse, in some cases they were even force to apology for it.
It could not have been fun to be there.
The More Than Me Academy is located in the capital of Liberia. It is financed by a charity in the United States.
Recently stories about abuse was published on the Internet. It cannot be fun to be there as a teenager.
- UNPROTECTED (Propublica)
- Pre-Teen Girls Raped at Female-Empowerment School in Liberia: ProPublica (The Daily Beast)
- Sex Abuse Scandal & Cover-up at US NGO, Liberian Gov’t Slow to React (Front Page Africa)
“It does always happens to others” is the thinking of present students at the Loomis Chaffee School in Connecticut. But it does happen to someone and it destroys their lives.
So why put up this false wall of safety when it is not there and it is a random lottery to be safe?
When investigation are done they uncover one incident after another. It cannot be fun to be there as a teenager once you loses in the lottery of safety.
- Loomis Chaffee School Reports More Sexual-Misconduct Cases Dating Back Decades (The Hartford Current)
- Loomis Chaffee students feel safe despite rape (Journal Inquirer
- Boarding school investigation uncovers more abuse (AP News)
Kongenshus Efterskole closed here in year 2018. To the public it is mostly known for a rape a girl was subjected to and the incident where several student had to be rescued when they were out sailing in small boat when the wheather became worse.
It could not have been fun to be there as a student.
Ampleforth College founded in 1802 has been in the media as a place where rape was used a punishment. The present management has tried to clean up but previous managements covered up what took place.
Not only the previous management covered up the abuse. They also made deals with other schools to fix the price for schooling at a high level leaving the poor parent pay a lot of money to have their children abused.
It could not have been fun to be there as a student under previous managements.
The Aston Hall psychiatric hospital operated from around 1930 to 1993. Recently investigation did show that the employees conducted experiments on the children and adults at the hospital. Rape seemed also to have taken place.
It could not have been fun to be there as patient.
The Muzaffarpur shelter home in the Bihar province in India was shown to cover over a terrible secret. The woman and minors who had to live there were forced to tolerate the abuse committed by employees and the owner. The investigation did progress very fast as the authorities seemed not to take interest in the ordeals the women were put through.
It could not have been fun to be there.
The Box Hill and Bayswater boys’ homes was run by the Salvation Army. The government which should have secured oversight did not care and as result some of the boys were abused.
Beside the government having having neglected their duty, also the Salvation Army failed as an organization, denying that they had the to look after the volunteers they allowed near the children.
It could not have been fun to be there as a child.
The Vanguard School is located near Lake Wales in Florida.
The staff seems to conduct little oversight over the facility which has resulted in abuse among the students.
It cannot be fun to be there as a teenager.