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2012-05-24 19:33:29

A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse. Researchers at Queen's University Belfast pioneered the intervention in conjunction with the international NGO, World Vision as part of a wider program to treat psychological distress in child victims of war and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eastern Congo has the world's highest rate of sexual violence. Known as 'the rape...

2012-05-23 23:01:00

According to court documents, on May 2nd, 2012, a mother and her daughter filed a lawsuit in Florida Southern District Court (case no. 2:2012cv14151) alleging that Lake Country Elementary's after-care program employee, Maria Gonzalez, gave her husband, Orestes Gonzalez, unsupervised access to children during which he sexually abused the 10-year-old girl. Molestation lawsuits encompass a broad range of circumstances including criminal charges filed on the behalf of a molested child. The...

2012-05-01 23:01:42

National background screening company chief executive officer Don Dymer supports Florida Governor Rick Scott signing into law a bill that goes into effect October 1,2012, requiring anyone to report known or suspected cases of child sex abuse. Jacksonville Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Jacksonville Beach, Florida: Speaking from his office, Donald J. Dymer, chief executive officer of SingleSource Services background screening corporation and sponsor of the Protect the Children Conference...

2012-04-26 23:00:04

A Guide for Survivors Who Want to be "Prey No Longer" Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 “Prey No Longer” is the title of the new book by Shari Karney, Esq., and the contents tell the reader how to be “prey no longer” from sexual abusers. Melissa Gilbert, currently on this season's Dancing with the Stars, played Shari Karney in the TV Movie, Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story, says, "Shari shows readers, step-by-step, how to escape from the grip of a sexual...

Physical Abuse May Raise Risk Of Suicidal Thoughts
2012-04-24 11:37:48

Adults who were physically abused during childhood are more likely than their non-abused peers to have suicidal thoughts, according to a new study from the University of Toronto. The study, published online this month in the journal Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior , found that approximately one-third of adults who were physically abused in childhood had seriously considered taking their own life. These rates were five times higher than adults who were not physically abused in...

2012-04-04 23:00:59

Don Dymer, CEO and president of SingleSource Services background screening corporation offers advice to prevent child sexual abuse by learning how to listen to victims in the rare instances they do open up. Jacksonville Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and Don Dymer, president and chief executive officer of SingleSource background screening corporation wants to share some helpful advice on how to listen if a child or youth has the courage...

2012-04-04 21:08:59

Young males who have been sexually abused are five times more likely to cause teen pregnancy compared to those with no abuse history, according to University of British Columbia research. Sexually abused boys are also three times more likely to have multiple sexual partners and twice as likely to engage in unprotected sex. Published online in advance of the Journal of Adolescent Health´s June issue, the UBC study explores links between sexual abuse and risky sexual behavior,...

2012-04-02 23:03:34

Sharing Resources for Men is the Focus of the Partnership New York, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 In recognition of April serving as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, 1in6, Inc.–a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help men who experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives–proudly announces their recent partnership with the Joyful Heart Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Emmy Award-winning actress and advocate...


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