The woman who sued Hockey Canada over an alleged gang rape suffered by members of the Canadian junior team in 2018 says she did so for there to be consequences to the actions.
It was the English-language media The Globe and Mail which obtained a short exclusive interview with the victim, identified by the pseudonym E.M., on Monday.
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Calling herself "vulnerable and exposed" since the scandal was revealed to the public, the young woman is having a hard time with the extent that the file has taken on the public square.
"It's something that I never wanted to focus on," she told The Globe and Mail. I just wanted there to be consequences to actions and some accountability.”
The victim never wanted the agreement between Hockey Canada and her to be publicized, we can read.
“It was difficult to see the events being exposed one piece at a time,” also noted E.M.
First having to deal with this thorny case concerning a group sexual assault that allegedly committed in 2018, Hockey Canada must also manage another similar incident that allegedly occurred in 2003. Very recently, it was revealed, before a parliamentary committee , that a special Hockey Canada sexual abuse settlement fund was used to make nine payments totaling $7.6 million for actions since 1989.