Boy Scouts and Sexual Abuse – level 1
The Boy Scouts of America is an organisation. It teaches children new skills. However, all is not good in the organisation. Some people are worried that some children are sexually abused.
Lawyers are suing the organisation. The lawyers say that almost 8,000 Boy Scout leaders sexually abuse almost 12,000 children.
The Boy Scouts of America says that it is trying to protect the children. They say that they check if people do anything wrong.
Difficult words: sexually abuse (do bad things to someone’s body), sue (officially say that somebody does something wrong), leader (a boss or a ‘teacher’).
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