Thousands of Immigrant Children Said They Were Sexually Abused in U.S. Detention Centers, Report Says

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/27/us/immigrant-children-sexual-abuse.html:

[…] From October 2014 to July 2018, the Office of Refugee Resettlement, a part of the Health and Human Services Department that cares for so-called unaccompanied minors, received a total of 4,556 allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment, 1,303 of which were referred to the Justice Department. Of those 1,303 cases deemed the most serious, 178 were accusations that adult staff members had sexually assaulted immigrant children, while the rest were allegations of minors assaulting other minors, the report said. []

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