To be honest there is two answers to your question, The older Sikh population is still practicing the old practices of caste discrimination and gender discrimination, whereas the younger Sikh population as well as western educated Sikhs have become more open minded and accepting of people.
Me: Why did you choose this topic? Son: Baba Fateh Singh was the same age as me and he was so brave. Me: How did he become so brave? Son: He sang Sabad and loved Guru ji. Me: How do you know he loved Guru ji? Son: Because he always followed Guru’s Teachings.
Perhaps, today, there is an important lesson to be learnt from that incident: that the Sikh response to every situation has to be reasonable, informative and lawful. That has been the Sikh tradition...
Sadly, sexual abuse is a reality many people face, including children. In the United States, about one in 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday, and 30% of these children are sexually abused by family members.