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    5 Ways to Teach Your Preschooler About Consent

    An estimated 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 5 boys are sexually abused before the age of 18. In fact, the vast majority of reported sexual assaults in this country (approximately 70 percent) involve children who are 17 and younger. Child sexual abuse advocate, founder, and CEO …

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  • Child Sexual Abuse

    Abuse accelerates puberty

    By Mary Kekatos Scientists say that young girls who are emotionally and physically abused hit puberty eight to 12 months earlier than their non-abused peers. Sexual abuse in particular forces children to physically mature at a faster rate. Premature physical development such as this has …

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    Thousands of America’s docs in sex abuse scandal

    An investigation into sexual abuse by U.S. doctors has found that since 1999, more than 3,100 physicians have been disciplined for sexual misconduct, and, of those, 2,400 sexually abused their patients— and half of those doctors still are licensed to practice medicine. That reality, unveiled …

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    Journey of Freedom from the Betrayal of Abuse

    Peggy Oliveira – Survivor, Therapist, Coach, Speaker, Blogger spreading the message of hope for healing from childhood abuse. www.courageousjourneys.com I lived my entire childhood and young adult life feeling incredible hopelessness and shame. I lived with constant worry and self-doubt. I couldn’t imagine ever feeling differently. I …

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  • Virginia Sexual Abuse Lawyer

    Bill would revive sex abuse victims’ right to sue

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month A movement to revive the legal rights of older sexual abuse survivors in Pennsylvania is gaining momentum in Harrisburg in the wake of new charges that Catholic Church officials conspired to hide sexual predators in their midst. Rep. …

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    Six Steps for Healing From Child Sexual Abuse

    I remember the day I knew I wasn’t crazy. My dad, who had a black belt in manipulation, was the strategist behind the custody war for my children – on behalf of my soon to be ex-husband. At the heart of this maelstrom, lay my …

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    Teens and Sexual Abuse 

    Journal of the American Medical Association – Patient Page by Melissa Reilly, LCSW and Brian H. Williams, MD The term teen sexual abuse has many meanings but always refers to any unwanted sexual contact of a teen by another person. Sexual abuse can happen to …

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    3 Myths You Need to Know to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse

    By Dr Nina Burrowes on September 8, 2015 But the challenge for parents is to turn their backs on a false sense of reassurance and open their eyes to the truth. Just as parents do when it comes to the risks of accidents or illness, the …

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  • Teenager Jail

    The Sickening Realities of the ‘Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline’

    A new report compiled by the Human Rights Project for Girls, the Georgetown Law Center for Poverty and Inequality, and the Ms. Foundation for Women details some of the terrible ways in which the juvenile justice system fails young girls, the majority of whom are …

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    Jehovah’s Witness sex abuse claim sounds warning note for Churches

    This is an article about a case brought before the courts in the UK. Religious and other institutions are increasingly being held vicariously liable for historic sexual abuse committed not only by their employees but also by laity and other non-employees linked to the institutions, …

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