May 26, 2022

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An American university has awarded $ 490 million to victims of sexual abuse

An American university has awarded $ 490 million to victims of sexual abuse

Hundreds of students, mostly men and members of sports teams, have accused Robert Anderson of sexual harassment in recent years. It would have happened during the regular exams. In 2020, the university began a mediation process to provide compensation to the victims. This took place under the supervision of a federal judge.

It has now been agreed that the university will provide a total of $ 490 million to the victims. Of this, 460 million will be provided to 1,050 already known victims and 30 million to those who still wish to report. You can do this until July 31st.

“We hope this agreement will help survivors begin their healing process,” Jordan Acker, the university’s board chairman, said in a statement. “The work that began two years ago, when the first victims speak out, will continue.”

In the state of Michigan, another major scandal has come to light this time around in the world of gymnastics. Simon Byles, one of many Olympic and world champion, was one of the victims. Former U.S. gymnast Larry Nasser has been sentenced to 175 years in prison for abusing hundreds of gymnasts. Nasser was affiliated with Michigan State University.

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