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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...

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...

2014-01-30 08:37:21

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the one in four women who have been sexually abused, Valentine's Day can stir up deep wounds that are buried just under the surface. Sexual abuse can hold many back from experiencing a long term loving relationship or worse yet, keeping them stuck in a relationship that is abusive. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/PH55605LOGO-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/PH55605-b ) Stephana Johnson, owner of...

2013-11-30 23:19:29

For adult survivors of physical or sexual abuse, the Holiday Season can lead to depression and loneliness, as family closeness and togetherness are emphasized. Stefanie Stolinsky describes the long-term effects of childhood abuse in her book, Act It Out, published by Praeclarus Press. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood. For adult survivors of childhood abuse, these effects can...


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  • A spider.
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