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2014-08-20 08:25:44

"Damaged" Recounts Sexual Abuse Story of Convicted Colorado Man Now Awaiting Sentencing SPRING VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorina Pyle, 48, an assistant pastor at First Spiritualist Church in San Diego and a long-suffering sexual, mental and physical abuse victim, has released her first book on Amazon.com, "Damaged: The Unbelievable Story About My Truth," that chronicles her compelling life as a victim of childhood molestation and sexual abuse endured at the hands...

2014-07-31 23:03:31

Signs of Child Abuse, a guide released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/signs-of-child-abuse/ London, UK (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Child abuse happens in the homes of more than 700,000 children per year. Unfortunately, many cases of child abuse go unmentioned for various reasons including shame, fear and ridicule. Many abused children feel as if the abuse is their fault. NoBullying releases today a guide to signs of child abuse. Child abuse involves physical violence such as...

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...

2014-05-06 23:06:06

The Discovery House, a Participant in Fundraiser for "Victory for Victims" RESEDA, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce its participation in the "Victory for Victims" event. The event was a 5K walk/run and 10K river run that raised funds for victims of abuse. The race was held April 13, 2014, at Lake Balboa Park, Encino, California. The event was the official cool-down race of the 2014 Asics LA Marathon, and welcomed individuals and...

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...

2014-03-25 23:32:03

How Prince Arthur, the future King of Camelot in the BBC television show Merlin, released decades of unexpressed rage due to childhood sexual abuse for best-selling pet loss author Christine Davis. Ms. Davis tells the story in her new book, Breathing Fire, from Lighthearted Press. PORTLAND, OREGON (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Christine Davis is the best-selling author and illustrator of three of Amazon’s top 10 pet loss books. Her latest release, Breathing Fire (Lighthearted Press, 2014)...

2014-03-20 08:30:52

PORTLAND, Ore., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award Winning Speaker and Women's Empowerment Coach, Stephana Johnson, who is a Sexual Trauma and Abuse Specialist, announced a special live webinar to be held April 8(th) at 8pm EDT. This free event is for the one in three women who have suffered from sexual trauma. "Sadly, this is still the white elephant in the room no one is talking about. However, more and more I'm seeing this as an underlying cause to tremendous health issues...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.