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    Unhappy *trigger warning* Three sisters shared blame for their rapes

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    Queensland's Child Safety Department has told three sisters repeatedly raped by a foster child that they were partly to blame for not locking their bedroom doors.


    The girls, then aged 17,16, and 13, were repeatedly sexually assaulted by a 15-year-old boy fostered by their mother in 2006, the Courier Mail reports.


    For legal reasons, neither the victims or the perpetrator can be named.


    Child Safety reportedly failed to inform the family that the boy had been convicted for raping a three-year-old girl two years earlier.


    Police records reveal Child Safety told the family the boy was no risk to them, and said while he had "done something" to another child, it was the fault of a previous carer.


    A document filed in District Court from Child Safety claims the mother and the victims themselves shared responsibility for their repeated rapes.
    "The alleged consequences were caused or contributed to by the negligence of (two of the sisters) in: failing to lock (their) bedroom door; failing to inform (their) mother of the acts ... (and) failing to tell (their mother) the foster boy was entering (their bedroom at night)," the document said.


    Earlier a court had heard that the doors had been locked but the boy managed to somehow get in anyway.


    The teenage boy was convicted of 14 sexual offences against the sisters in 2008, but was set free after 204 days already served.
    This is just horrific

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    Default *trigger warning* Three sisters shared blame for their rapes

    Wtf... That's not right at all. Since when did it become the victims fault? That judge should be removed from court for saying that.

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    It is devastating!

    Unfortunately there is another very similar case involving a little boy. DOCS are suing the mother for not supervising her son and the foster child properly as he was abused by the foster child.

    I will see if I can find the other article

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    http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/...ter-child-rape

    Here is the other story very similar situation.

    DOCS are meant to protect and support these children not take their parents to court

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    Default *trigger warning* Three sisters shared blame for their rapes

    What is wrong with these people!!!!!! Blaming the victims and parents... this is very as indeed. I hope it gets sorted out prop and the right people are held accountable

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    Default *trigger warning* Three sisters shared blame for their rapes

    Child safety trying to evade liability by foisting blame on the very group they are charged to protect

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    Default *trigger warning* Three sisters shared blame for their rapes

    It's disgraceful. In both cases the child attacker had previously committed
    Similar crimes yet still placed in a home with other children. The foster parent should have a right to know a full history prior to accepting these kids. if they had been 18+ when they had committed their first crime they would not be aloud to live or work in or near kids

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    absolutely shocking, shame on the judge that wrote that. I don't know how that even made it into writing. As horrible as it is, it's not surprising...

    10 years ago i took a friend into the police station with three broken fingers, a bruised face and a massive carpet burn on her arm from a guy who tried to rape her. The male police officer took her statement but said since she'd had one beer, there was alcohol involved and her judgement was impaired. So it would be his word against hers. This kind of stuff, never surprises me any more.

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    Default *trigger warning* Three sisters shared blame for their rapes

    Effing outrageous So sick of victim blaming. You should not have to lock your door in your home to avoid rape..

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    Default *trigger warning* Three sisters shared blame for their rapes

    Oh my god. Well, that just guaranteed that I will never take in a foster child. Those poor families.


 

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