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Read and try and understand other people’s experiences and stories from abuse in the Scouts. If there’s anything here that is triggering, know that there are people who can help. If you feel inspired or confident enough, please share your story.


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  • Sexual Abuse

    I was brought to Scouts in 2006 by someone I’d met through a friend. Within a couple of weeks he had…

  • Insufficient Training

    I volunteer with a Scouts group. However, upon first expressing an interest in volunteering, I was a…

  • Sexual Abuse

    My abuse started whilst I was in the cubs in the mid to late 80’s and continued over a period of s…

  • Sexual Abuse

    My abuser died by suicide after his arrest for allegations of sexual assault that had been reported …

  • Sexual Abuse

    A few years into scouting, my longstanding scout leader was inappropriate with me on a camp…