Posts Categorized In: Child Sex Abuse

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

Sexual Abuse by Nuns

According to the recent National Public Radio article, “Survivors Of Sexual Abuse By Nuns Want Greater Visibility For Their Accusations”, acknowledgment by survivors of sexual abuse by religious sisters is increasing. With the growing awareness around priest molestation of children, many survivors who were sexually abused by nuns are now coming forward. Survivors Network of… Read More

Sexual Abuse at Daycare

by Kristi S. Schubert In 2017, 523 cases of child sexual abuse were reported to the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. Nearly one in every 2,000 Louisiana children was a victim of sexual abuse—some of which occurred at daycare centers and schools. Regulation of Daycare Centers in Louisiana The state requires approved child… Read More

Boy Scout Child Abuse Victims

Child sexual abuse is devastating for its victims and their families. Survivors of childhood sexual abuse have been found to be approximately 10 times more likely to attempt suicide. Learning how to recognize would-be predators among your family/friends or at your child’s school, doctor’s office, sports team or other extra-curricular activity will help you protect… Read More

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