- During a divorce
- Death of a family member or pet
- Problems at school or with friends
- Other anxiety-inducing or traumatic events
Rafael Núñez | April 7, 2016 at 06:38 am
National Statistics on Child Abuse
In 2013, an estimated 1,520 children died from abuse and neglect in the United States.1
In the same year, Children’s Advocacy Centers around the country served nearly 295,000 child victims of abuse, providing victim advocacy and support
to these children and their families. In 2014, this number was over 315,000.2
Rafael Núñez | March 24, 2016 at 05:44 am
A shamed former Tory councillor was caught with images of child abuse after he stole a World War Two artefact from a museum.
Devious Neil Thorneywork, 61, stole a certificate – signed by Sir Winston Churchill – presented to pilot Albert Lowe of the Royal Observer Corps in 1943 for his bravery in the war.
The curator and former stock broker said he nicked the £500 piece after being sacked by the Broadway Tower Museum near Evesham, Worcestshire, and found himself struggling to pay his mortgage.
And when officers went to arrest Thorneywork at his home, they saw him mouth to his wife to get rid of “the USBs”.
Rafael Núñez | January 13, 2016 at 02:35 pm
The prevalence of child sexual abuse is difficult to determine because it is often not reported; experts agree that the incidence is far greater than what is reported to authorities. CSA is also not uniformly defined, so statistics may vary. Statistics below represent some of the research done on child sexual abuse.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau report Child Maltreatment 2010 found that 9.2% of victimized children were sexually assaulted (page 24).
Rafael Núñez | January 11, 2016 at 02:22 pm
Any one sign doesn’t mean that a child was sexually abused, but the presence of several suggests that you begin asking questions and consider seeking help.
Keep in mind that some of these signs can emerge at other times of stress such as:
Rafael Núñez | January 9, 2016 at 02:15 pm
“The one thing I really want the movie to do is help start the conversation, because these issues never get talked about,” says the Detroit-based director-writer-producer of the drama about the abuse of girls and women. It screens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the AMC Star Southfield.
Rafael Núñez | January 7, 2016 at 01:33 pm
At the age of six I recall looking at my reflection in a bedroom mirror at the grandparents house. I was naked from the waist down and was trying to see over my shoulder.
Rafael Núñez | January 5, 2016 at 01:24 pm
On Dec. 1, deputies responded to Northwest Medical Center to reports that Roxanne Stoffel left the hospital with her 15-month-old baby after learning the child had a serious head injury, said Dep. Ryan Inglett, a Pima County Sheriff’s Department spokesman.
Rafael Núñez | December 21, 2015 at 01:08 pm
Sandy Hook Revisited: The Disturbing Case of Alexis Wasik – Mind Control & Child Abuse This video exposes the disturbing case of the “Wasik” family of Sandy