“The inexcusable mishandling of the Larry Nassar case shows just how deeply young women are distrusted and ignored, to protect a powerful man and a money-making institution.” Dr. Ann Olivarius told Boss Betty.
International Child Abuse
“The criminal justice system is singularly unsuited to helping women get justice after sexual violence” – Dr. Ann Olivarius speaks to BELatina about the disbelief and prejudice women and girls experience when reporting rape or assault.
Dr. Ann Olivarius interviewed live on ABC News on the FBI’s failures in the Larry Nassar investigation.
Associate Honza Cervenka contributed to the Inquiry, representing Kol v’Oz (now VoiceCSA) and Manny Waks at the IICSA hearings. Here interviewed by BBC Radio on the alarming findings.
At the age of 66, Dr. Ann Olivarius has worked on many sexual harassment cases, made legal history and more. Here Olivarius talks to British Vogue about her life’s work.
Our client, who was abused as a child in her Jehovah’s Witnesses community, speaks to Woman’s Hour about her journey to starting a support group for those who want to leave “high control groups”.
Associate Honza Cervenka, delivered a closing statement on behalf of Kol v’Oz and its Chief Executive Officer Manny Waks, a core participant in the Inquiry, addressing the issue of child sexual abuse in the global Jewish community.
Dr Olivarius commented: “I am honoured and delighted to have become a Fellow of APIL, an organisation that does fine work advancing the rights of people who have been abused and injured. I am always trying to improve as an advocate for those who seek justice and believe this is one important step on that path”.
AO Advocates brought the first successful civil claim in the UK against ministerial servants of Jehovah’s Witnesses for child sexual abuse.