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  • Prevention
  • We strongly urge you to continue to educate yourself about the problem of elder abuse, share what you learn with others, report concerns, get involved in community prevention efforts, and make a long term commitment to reach out to those who are vulnerable. (docplayer.net)
  • In Kentucky, advocates of elder abuse prevention have encouraged individuals to wear purple to show their commitment to protecting older citizens and spreading the awareness message. (ky.gov)
  • Earlier this month, representatives from the LCCEAAs gathered in Frankfort for a recognition luncheon and information session on elder abuse prevention. (ky.gov)
  • harm
  • Elder abuse is any knowing, intended, or careless act that causes harm or serious risk of harm to an older person physically, mentally, emotionally, or financially. (docplayer.net)
  • To learn more about your legal rights, contact the Tucson, Phoenix, and Flagstaff shaken baby syndrome lawyers of Haralson, Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.L.C., to speak with a knowledgeable adviser regarding the harm inflicted on your child. (hmpfmlaw.com)
  • call
  • If you believe an elderly person is being abused, neglected or exploited, call (800) 752-6200, the state's abuse hotline. (ky.gov)
  • victims
  • Not only are children victims of real abuse, but also of the parental alienation or SAID syndromes, where the abuse-excuse is used as a tactic or bargaining chip by one parent seeking divorce and/or child custody. (abuse-excuse.com)
  • Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline provides information, support and advocacy to victims and survivors of sexual abuse and their loved ones. (pcaiowa.org)
  • The Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault provides resources for victims, survivors and families. (pcaiowa.org)
  • We also appreciated that Dr. Bernie Siegel has elected to participate in our Paths to Recovery After Abuse and Trauma program which aims to help victims of abuse and human-created trauma to become victors in every aspect of their lives. (blogtalkradio.com)
  • Abusers can manipulate victims to stay quiet about the sexual abuse using a number of different tactics. (rainn.org)
  • Developing Guidelines for HIV Antibody Testing among Victims of Pediatric Sexual Abuse. (ed.gov)
  • An interim set of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing guidelines for victims of pediatric sexual abuse (PSA) is proposed. (ed.gov)
  • A four-year review of sexual assault cases at LASUTH that began in 2008 and ended in December 2012, showed that out of a total 287 reported cases of sexual assault, 83% of the victims were below the age of 19. (wikipedia.org)
  • A one-year survey conducted at Enugu State University Teaching Hospital between 2012 and 2013 revealed that 70% of sexual assault victims were under the age of 18. (wikipedia.org)
  • Evidence from reports indicate that the majority of sexual assaults in Australia are undertaken by perpetrators known to the victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • Child sexual abuse has been connected to later emotional and behavioural problems in victims, and to an increased tendency toward alcoholism, depression, mental illness, and suicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Child sexual abuse was prosecuted under the following sections of Indian Penal Code: I.P.C. (1860) 375- Rape I.P.C. (1860) 354- Outraging the modesty of a woman I.P.C. (1860) 377- Unnatural offences However, the IPC could not effectively protect the child due to various loopholes like: IPC 375 doesn't protect male victims or anyone from sexual acts of penetration other than "traditional" peno-vaginal intercourse. (wikipedia.org)
  • It only applies to victims penetrated by their attacker's sex act, and is not designed to criminalize sexual abuse of children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reporting rates may also be substantially below actual rates of abuse as many victims do not disclose their abuse, which may result in an overrepresentation of false allegations due to the inaccurate estimation of actual cases of abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In these states, which include Arkansas, California, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina, all perpetrators of sexual offenses against children are prosecuted under the same laws, without regard to whether they are related to their victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • This trend toward more stringent sentences generally targets those perpetrators who are repeat offenders, who victimize multiple children, or who stood in a position of trust with respect to their victims, such as a guardian, parent, pastor, or teacher. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social workers argued that in intra-familial abuse, the victims could be intimidated by their abuser into thinking their family member would be killed if they reported the abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In many abuse cases, though, victims have not come forward with accusations because of stigmatization from the community, and when they did come forward, the matter generally stayed within the community rather than being reported to the police and forming part of crime statistics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UKCSAPT has been formed to allow survivors, victims, and witnesses of child sex abuse a chance to participate in a meaningful manner to address this national issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • minors
  • Secretary of State for Labor and Training from 1999 to 2001, Paulo Pedroso, who was responsible for the Casa Pia homes, which care for some 4,600 children at 10 centers around Portugal, was suspected of 15 cases of sexual violence against minors, which allegedly took place between 1999 and 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Supreme Court ruled in Stogner v. California that California's ex post facto law, a retroactive extension of the statute of limitations for sexual offenses committed against minors, is unconstitutional. (wikipedia.org)
  • What are the risk factors and protective factors in preventing sexual abuse of minors? (wikipedia.org)
  • victim
  • is an expert in child victim hearsay. (abuse-excuse.com)
  • When a perpetrator engages with a child this way, they are committing a crime that can have lasting effects on the victim for years. (rainn.org)
  • Often an abuser will use their position of power over the victim to coerce or intimidate the child. (rainn.org)
  • If you are concerned that a child is a victim of abuse, you may not be sure what to do or how to respond. (rainn.org)
  • Seven out of 10 sexual assaults are committed by someone who knows the victim. (rainn.org)
  • I'm a victim of sexual abuse. (salafitalk.net)
  • In particular, intersibling abuse is under-reported relative to the reporting rates for parent-child sexual abuse, and disclosure of the incest by the victim during childhood is rare. (wikipedia.org)
  • The scandal broke in September 2002 when the mother of one alleged victim, known as Joel, complained of abuse by staff at a Casa Pia house. (wikipedia.org)
  • A news report a year after the conviction said that the abuse victim in the case had been "deeply moved by the number of people who offered him support when Oliva and Christ the King officials were dismissing him as a shakedown artist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the "frozen statute of limitations" provision, Lorch was arrested by a fugitive task force in 2010 at a convalescent home in Ardsley, New York, said U.S. Marshal Daniel Spellacy in Springfield, Mass. Lorch was "accused of sexually abusing the then-17-year-old victim when his Riverside Hawks team traveled from Manhattan to the University of Massachusetts in Amherst for a tournament between March 1977 and April 1978. (wikipedia.org)
  • assault
  • a) "Sexual assault" means conduct in violation of one or more of the following sections: Section 261 (rape), subdivision (d) of Section 261.5 (statutory rape), 264.1 (rape in concert), 285 (incest), 286 (sodomy), subdivision (a) or (b), or paragraph (1) of subdivision (c) of Section 288 (lewd or lascivious acts upon a child), 288a (oral copulation), 289 (sexual penetration), or 647.6 (child molestation). (ca.gov)
  • To speak with someone who is trained to help, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800.656.HOPE (4673) or chat online at online.rainn.org . (rainn.org)
  • Conversations about sexual assault can be a part of the safety conversations you're already having, like knowing when to speak up, how to take care of friends, and listening to your gut. (rainn.org)
  • Conditions that increases the risk of girl-child sexual assault in Nigeria can be found in schools, baby factories and the practice of child labour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sexual assault in Lagos, Nigeria: a five year retrospective review. (wikipedia.org)
  • It updated the maximum sentence so that any offender can face a sentence of life imprisonment for the sexual assault of a person under the age of 13. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are still limitations in Fiji regarding child sexual assault, particularly in the criminal justice practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Michael Guider (born 1950) - sentenced for multiple instances of child sexual assault. (wikipedia.org)
  • Steve Randell (born 1956) - former Australian Test cricket match umpire whose cricket and professional careers ended when he was convicted in August 1999 of 15 separate counts of sexual assault against nine schoolgirls between 1981 and 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abusers
  • A #JusticeForZainab social media campaign has spread, and 80,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org to hang child abusers. (usatoday.com)
  • However this led to public complaints on several grounds - that the panel's scope was too limited (and specifically it could not compel sworn or unsworn testimony), and that those involved had past links to those persons and bodies known to have been sexual abusers or who might be investigated as part of the panel's work, and therefore that the panel's independence from the establishment was in question. (wikipedia.org)
  • The establishment of the commission followed revelations of child abusers being moved from place to place instead of their abuse and crimes being reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cases
  • Dean Tong is now offering his consultative or expert witness services for all Indigency (Insolvency or In Forma Pauperis) Juvenile - Dependency and/or Criminal Child Sex Cases at a 50% discounted retainer fee rate. (abuse-excuse.com)
  • The Iowa Department of Human Services may not take action in some of these cases because it does not consider the offending child as a caregiver. (pcaiowa.org)
  • According to a report that recorded the types of child abuse reported in Australian states and territories in 2011-12, there were 48,420 substantiated cases of child endangerment, of which 5,828 were cases of sexual abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In other cases, a child or adolescent may have no intent to cause any harm to another child, and he or she acts merely on a passing impulse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the ensuing investigations, a number of prominent household names in media and politics, among others, were alleged to have been responsible for, and in some cases were convicted of, child sexual abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • In June 2014 a cross-party group of seven MPs, co-ordinated by Tim Loughton and Zac Goldsmith, wrote to the Home Secretary, Theresa May, calling on her to set up an overarching investigation into a series of cases in the United Kingdom concerning allegations of historic child sex abuse within government and other institutions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Findings of multiple studies performed between 1987 and 1995 suggested that the rate of false allegations ranged from a low of 6% to a high of 35% of reported child sexual abuse cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Internal Canadian government documents reports dated 2016 suggest that The United Nations has "glaring gaps" in its procedures for tracking and prosecuting peacekeepers accused of exploitation and sexual abuse, and that only a small fraction of cases may be reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most states, much more severe offenses and/or sentences exist for cases with young children, approximately under 12-13. (wikipedia.org)
  • The child sexual abuse cases documented here, so far, reach back to the 1970s but have mostly come to light since 1990. (wikipedia.org)
  • it is not necessarily a complete listing for New York City: Two cases in 2011 - those of Bob Oliva and Ernie Lorch - have both centered in highly ranked NYC youth basketball programs sponsored by churches of different denominations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In early 2011, long-time basketball coach at Christ The King Regional High School Bob Oliva was accused of two cases of child sexual abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Victoria
  • In March 2014, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported that police had identified about 30 to 40 children under the care of the Department of Human Services of Victoria who have been abused by paedophile gangs. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Victoria, in January 2011 the Protecting Victoria's Vulnerable Children Inquiry was launched to investigate Victoria's child protection system and make recommendations to strengthen and improve the protection and support of vulnerable young people. (wikipedia.org)
  • inquiry
  • The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) in England and Wales was announced by the British Home Secretary, Theresa May, on 7 July 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • The inquiry was established to examine how the country's institutions handled their duty of care to protect children from sexual abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • Calls were raised from 2012 onwards for a public inquiry into child sexual abuse, and to examine how such failings had been possible, and to what extent those responsible for these institutions had known of the abuse, or had cause to be aware. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Queensland, during 1999 the Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Children in Queensland Institutions (headed by Leneen Forde, a former Governor of Queensland), investigated the treatment of children in 159 licensed government and non-government institutions from 1911 to 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • In its report, the Inquiry found that abuse had occurred and made 42 recommendations relating to contemporary child protection practices, youth justice and redress of past abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UKCSAPT states that its findings will complement the current initiative by the United Kingdom's Independent Panel Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report is also now with the UN and IICSA (the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse). (wikipedia.org)
  • molestation
  • Chandler's lawyer, Barry K. Rothman, called psychiatrist Mathis Abrams and reported a situation of sexual molestation mirroring what his son had alleged. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • The 2001 version of the Bill did not punish consensual sexual activity if one or both partners were above 16 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • prosecution
  • Dean Tong was falsely accused, himself, of sexual battery on a minor child (a felony) in 1985/1986, and of domestic battery and tampering with a witness to evade prosecution in 2008 (a felony). (abuse-excuse.com)
  • They can help provide vital medical and mental health services to children and their families as well as facilitate the prosecution of perpetrators. (pcaiowa.org)
  • Child sexual abuse is a matter of concern in Australia, and is the subject of investigation and prosecution under the law, and of academic study into the prevalence, causes and social implications. (wikipedia.org)
  • enforcement
  • In Iowa, professionals who have frequent contact with children (generally those working in health, mental health, education, child care, law enforcement or social work fields) are designated mandatory reporters and must report suspected child abuse. (pcaiowa.org)
  • You are also required to make a report to law enforcement if you have reason to believe that a child is in immediate danger. (pcaiowa.org)
  • DHS must report all sexual abuse allegations to law enforcement within 72 hours. (pcaiowa.org)
  • If the intake information alleges sexual abuse of a child by a person who is not a "caretaker," DHS refers the report to law enforcement verbally and also submits the referral information in writing within 72 hours of receiving the report. (pcaiowa.org)
  • referrals for evaluations must come from law enforcement, child protection agencies or medical providers. (pcaiowa.org)
  • Overview of the nature and extent of child sexual abuse in Europe "Statutory Rape Known to Law Enforcement" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The shomrim keep the names of suspected child molesters on file, but do not share them with law enforcement or take other measures to end abuse, and sometimes also try to discourage people from taking a case to the police. (wikipedia.org)
  • coercion
  • Major factors that affect the severity of symptoms include the use of force or coercion, the frequency of the abuse, and the invasiveness of the act. (wikipedia.org)
  • emotional
  • According to UNICEF, six out of ten children in Nigeria experience emotional, physical or sexual abuse before the age of 18, with half experiencing physical violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • This includes when one of the children uses physical force, threats, trickery or emotional manipulation to elicit cooperation. (wikipedia.org)
  • mothers
  • You know there's a lot of mothers going through this stuff (loss of child custody) so we're gonna put your information at our web site. (abuse-excuse.com)
  • organisations
  • The Mobile Alliance Against Child Sexual Abuse Content was founded in 2008 by an international group of mobile operators within the GSM Association to work collectively on obstructing the use of the mobile environment by individuals or organisations wishing to consume or profit from child sexual abuse content. (wikipedia.org)
  • The commission examined the history of abuse in educational institutions, religious groups, sporting organisations, state institutions and youth organisations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report considered the issue of the sexual and other abuse of children by personnel in religious organisations and recommended that a formal investigation should be conducted into the processes by which religious organisations respond to the criminal abuse of children by personnel in their organisation. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Turkey's constitutional court decided in 2016 to annul the provision that punishes all sexual acts against children under the age of 15 as sexual abuse, according to opposition media. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UKCSAPT Report can be found at https://www.hughjames.com/news/firm-news/2016/03/peoples-tribunal-report-findings-sexual-abuse/#.WRAz4kXyvcs A copy of the Report was delivered to the Home Office and to the IICSA and they have both acknowledged receipt. (wikipedia.org)
  • harassment
  • However, the introduction of young girls into street trading increases the vulnerabilities of the girls to sexual harassment. (wikipedia.org)
  • intercourse
  • An adult's sexual intercourse with a minor below the legal age of consent may sometimes be referred to as statutory rape, based on the principle that any apparent consent by a minor could not be considered legal consent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Act has been criticized as its provisions seem to criminalize consensual sexual intercourse between two people below the age of 18. (wikipedia.org)
  • decades
  • Portuguese Judiciary Police (Polícia Judiciária) officials estimate that more than 100 boys and girls of the 4,600 pupils enrolled in Casa Pia at the time, including some deaf and mute, may have been sexually abused throughout several decades. (wikipedia.org)
  • activist
  • Robert Bropho (1930-2011) - an Australian Aboriginal rights activist and convicted serial child sex offender from Perth, Western Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • suspicions
  • The move follows reports that Afghan forces who worked with U.S. military personnel sexually assaulted boys, and that U.S. troops were told to ignore suspicions of abuse. (rferl.org)
  • Chandler claimed this was when his suspicions of sexual misconduct by Jackson began, although he admitted that Jackson and Jordan always had their clothes on when he saw them in bed together and has never claimed to have witnessed any sexual misconduct between the two. (wikipedia.org)
  • denial
  • De Young argued that CSAAS is used to justify any statement made by a child as an indication that sexual abuse had occurred, because immediate disclosure could be an indication of abuse, but also delayed disclosure, withdrawal and sustained denial. (wikipedia.org)
  • Denial of child sexual abuse by the accused, or by others, is common and its reality is not easily accepted (though such a denial should never be interpreted as evidence of guilt). (wikipedia.org)