Latest Sexual abuse Stories

2012-07-12 12:36:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children with disabilities are four times more likely to be victims of abuse than healthy youngsters, researchers reporting in the medical journal The Lancet have discovered. In the study, researchers from the Liverpool John Moores University Center for Public Health and the WHO Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability analyzed 17 previous investigations involving more than 18,000 children, between 24 months and...

2012-07-02 22:04:42

Investigators from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center report research findings that may shed light on influences on obesity during adulthood. Appearing in the journal Pediatrics, the study found an association of severity of sexual and physical abuse during childhood and adolescence with obesity during adulthood. The findings were based on the ongoing Black Women's Health Study, which has followed a large cohort of African-American...

2012-06-24 23:01:43

The Penn State case, driven by the courage of the survivors, has advanced the country´s understanding of the sexual abuse of boys, and in so doing it has given hope to countless boys and young men who otherwise may have remained isolated and alone. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 The trial of Jerry Sandusky focused the country´s attention on the sexual abuse of boys. It also showcased the tremendous courage of the young men who came forward, who testified in court, and in so...

2012-06-23 23:01:00

Stacy Pendarvis, consultant and noted child sexual abuse prevention specialist notifies public about free comprehensive, powerful education and awareness programs offer adults real tools to prevent child sexual abuse. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Don Dymer, president and CEO of SingleSource Services Corporation, background screening company and Stacy Pendarvis, MSW, MA, a long time consultant who works with Darkness to Light and the Monique Burr Foundation For Children...

2012-06-23 23:00:54

Victims of sexual, physical or verbal abuse often remain loyal or desperately attached to their abuser. Jerry andusky's trial brings this phenomenon to light. This Stockholm-like Effect deserves compassionate examination. Dr. Carol Francis on her Talk Radio Show discusses the magnetic pull between victim and abuser with Teresa Joyce author of "There's A Fine Line" which is an autobiographical account of how twisted and entangled such relationships become. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 22,...

2012-06-14 23:00:32

The Diana Screen is the only one effective, scientifically validated screening assessment tool that identifies those who pose a sexual abuse threat to children and youth. The screen is named for a young girl who was sexually abused in foster care. Although eventually adopted by a loving, nurturing family, the anguish she suffered never went away and eventually Diana ended her own life. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 SingleSource Services Corporation, a national background...

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