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2014-07-18 12:49:57

American Heart Association American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Women who were sexually abused as children may show signs of atherosclerosis, an early indication of cardiovascular disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. This is the first study to suggest a link between sexual abuse and higher carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) – thickening of the inner lining of the arteries that may indicate early...

2014-05-13 23:07:46

Child sex abuse attorney Michael Steinger says advocate deserves credit for the new legislation. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Florida child advocate Laruen Book had high praise for lawmakers last week when four new child protection bills were signed into law. But child sexual abuse attorney Michael Steinger says that Book herself deserves a good share of the credit. A survivor of sexual abuse, Book has worked tirelessly to strengthen anti-sex predator laws, according to the Digital...

2014-05-12 23:00:50

Governor Rick Scott signed four sex predator bills into law. Child sex abuse lawyer Michael Steinger says the laws are an important step forward but more can be done. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Four new bills were signed into state law last week to crack down on child sexual predators. Michael Steinger, a child sex abuse attorney and founder of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene, says the laws close loopholes and toughen penalties—but do little to help victims themselves. The new laws were driven...

2014-04-30 00:22:21

Friend MTS Creates Custom Technology to Aid Law Enforcement in Identifying Child Victims LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Friend MTS is donating a forensic technology developed and customized for the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) to assist in finding and removing the most egregious videos of child sexual exploitation from the Internet. Friend MTS's technology, named F1, generates unique video fingerprints of child...

2014-04-16 12:29:48

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Internet hotlines, industry and law enforcement doing more than ever to fight it Today, INHOPE - The International Association of Internet Hotlines published its new data set for the year 2013 showcasing key trends and emerging threats in the distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Online child sexual exploitation is likely to rise in the coming years, with ever-increasing Internet adoption rates globally and...

2014-04-09 23:29:59

Partners in Prevention and the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Launch the Enough Abuse Campaign, a Bay Area Campaign to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 City Leaders Come Together to Say Enough to Child Sexual Abuse. Partners in Prevention and the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Launch the Enough Abuse Campaign, a Bay Area Campaign to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Partners in Prevention (PIP), an initiative seeking to increase...

2014-04-01 16:26:00

Advocate Lauren Book Commends Florida Leaders for the State's Commitment to Child Protection and Sexual Abuse Prevention TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Child advocate Lauren Book today applauded the Florida Legislature and Governor Rick Scott for their commitment to child safety by enacting swift and sweeping legislation to protect children from sexually violent predators. The priority legislation was taken up and unanimously passed by both the Florida Senate and House...

2014-03-11 16:26:40

Lauren Book says Florida Leads Nation in its Commitment to Child Protection TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days away from beginning her fifth "Walk in My Shoes" journey across Florida, sexual abuse advocate Lauren Book recapped how far Florida has come in strengthening the law to protect children and applauded legislative leaders for swiftly passing sweeping legislation to strengthen Florida's process for civilly committing sexually violent predators. "I am proud to...

2014-03-04 16:26:03

Florida Senate passes bipartisan package to protect children from sexual violence and punish predators, House to follow TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Child protection advocates today praise Florida Senate President Don Gaetz and Speaker of the House Will Weatherford for showing the people of Florida and the country the importance of protecting children and families by carrying forth what they said they'd do months ago: elevate child protection issues to the forefront of the...

2014-01-29 23:22:20

“Chopping the Onion” aims to help victims forgive others, love themselves. Denver (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Dusana Michaels became a victim of incest as a child, but “victim” is hardly a word to call her now. Michaels has dedicated her life to overcoming the trauma she faced at an early age by addressing issues one by one and empowering others to do the same. “My perpetrator took my childhood,” Michaels said. “But my adulthood belongs to me.” Michaels’ new book...


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