Commuting in NYC is a headache for most. But, for cyclists, it is more than just an inconvenience. While biking can be eco-friendly and time-saving, it does not come without its risks. Every year, bicyclists are subjected to the city's treacherous and arguably far from bike-friendly streets. Since January 2019, 15 bicyclists have been killed in NYC crashes, double the death toll seen in 2018.
It is always an important victory when sex abuse victims bring successful civil claims or criminal charges against their perpetrators. Sex abusers should be punished and kept from hurting others, and victims deserve justice and compensation.
When a sex abuse victim comes forward years after the initial abuse incident to bring a claim, there are always skeptics who vocally doubt the veracity of the claim. "Why would you wait so long?" They'll ask, "And, after all these years, does it still matter?"
One of the biggest challenges for sex abuse victims is coming forward and reporting the abuse. There are many reasons why people keep silent about sexual abuse they have experienced.