Posts Categorized In: Child Sex Abuse

Rapid Increase of Online Child Sex Abuse

The statistics regarding sexual abuse of children are shocking. According to data compiled by the Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LaFASA), one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually victimized by their 18th birthday. Reports of child sex abuse images online are escalating. Facebook Messenger was responsible for nearly two-thirds of… Read More

Lamothe Law Firm Files New Lawsuit Against Catholic Church

Lamothe Law Firm filed a lawsuit Friday alleging that our client, as a minor child living in a Catholic operated home for disadvantaged children, was molested by a Catholic priest, a nun, and another Catholic Church employee. Read the New Orleans Advocate newspaper article by journalist Ramon Antonio Vargas about this lawsuit: Madonna Manor, Catholic… Read More

Talk to Your Children

“Statistics show at least one in 10 children in the United States will be sexually abused before their 18th birthdays – It’s a topic we cannot ignore.” – Shani Zoldan-Verschleiser The New York Times’ article, “Give Your Child the Tools to Recognize Sexual Abuse,” suggests that parents can reduce the chances that their child will… Read More

Child Sexual Abuse by Clergy Is a Scourge Upon the Land

Breaking news about child sexual abuse by members of various religious orders continues to emerge regularly. Besides shocking revelations within the New Orleans Catholic community, other recent stories throughout the country detail similar abuses. Pope Francis, the leader of the worldwide Roman Catholic church, recently issued an edict that institutes a detailed mechanism for reporting… Read More

CDC’s Plan to Prevent Sexual Violence

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published an ebook called “A Technical Package to Prevent Sexual Violence”. You can download the ebook HERE.  Segments included in the ebook include: Promote Social Norms that Protect Against Violence Teach Skills to Prevent Sexual Violence Provide Opportunities to Empower and Support Girls and Women Create Protective… Read More

Information Every Parent Should Know to Protect Their Children

Sex offenders target minors because children are vulnerable, may not understand inappropriate behavior or touching, or are too frightened to report or tell someone about assault or abuse. It’s up to parents and caregivers to recognize the signs and know what actions to take. In “Child Sexual Abuse – Information Every Parent Should Know,” a… Read More

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