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Child Sexual Abuse Statistics

| 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).

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Tip Sheet: Warning Signs of Possible Sexual Abuse In A Child’s Behaviors

| 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:

  • During a divorce
  • Death of a family member or pet
  • Problems at school or with friends
  • Other anxiety-inducing or traumatic events

Detroit-made movie tackles tough topic of child abuse

| 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.

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Memories of make up #childabuse

| January 7, 2016 at 01:33 pm

Recent traumatic events in my private life have been taking their toll on me. Today whilst out shopping I had a vivid flashback. I controlled its immediate effects and carried on with my day.
During a heated discussion this evening it happened again. This time I was able to tie it in to other memories and was able to recall the name of the man involved.

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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. 
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Tucson woman arrested on suspicion of child abuse

| 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.

Tucson woman arrested on suspicion of child abuse

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SHOCKING: Sandy Hook CHILD ABUSE During Fox News Interview

| 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

Mother of newborn found buried alive in Compton charged with attempted murder, child abuse

| December 19, 2015 at 12:44 pm

The mother of a newborn girl who was found buried alive in Compton last month has been charged with attempted murder and child abuse, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.

Porche Laronda Washington, 33, was arrested Thursday and is being held in lieu of $500,000 bail at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood.

 

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Domestic violence and child abuse frequently go hand-in-hand: report

| December 17, 2015 at 12:19 pm

The Australian Institute of Family Studies found children who witness domestic violence are also more likely to experience other forms of maltreatment, including sexual abuse.

The institute’s director, Anne Hollonds, said the report reviewed international evidence on the effect of domestic violence on children.

“We know that 61 per cent of women who experience violence themselves had dependent children in their care, so that’s a lot of kids in a lot of families,” she said.

Video still: Blurred image of woman and child

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Leader of Albuquerque police union charged with child abuse, intimidation

| December 15, 2015 at 11:43 am

The president of the Albuquerque police union has pleaded not guilty to charges of child abuse and intimidation of a witness.

The Albuquerque Journal reports Officer Stephanie Lopez made her first court appearance on Saturday.

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Sexual abuse (Video)

| December 11, 2015 at 12:43 pm

A child is sexually abused when they are forced or persuaded to take part in sexual activities. This doesn’t have to be physical contact, and it can happen online. Sometimes the child won’t understand that what’s happening to them is abuse. They may not even understand that it’s wrong