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Child Sexual Abuse
Thirty years after suffering sexual abuse at the hands of a swim coach and family friend during her a childhood, a survivor speaks out.
An estimated 100,000 children in the U.S. are victims of sex trafficking each year. A new campaign hopes to raise awareness of the exploitation and abuse of young Americans by the sex industry.
With great sadness, I announce that the Journalism Center on Children & Families will close at the end of 2014.
Men who survived physical or sexual abuse as children, and witnessed their mother being beaten, are nearly four times more likely to batter their female partners. This cycle could be broken by providing trauma-informed treatment for perpetrators of domestic violence.
In the tiny villages and towns of Alaska, sexual assault and rape run rampant due to limited law enforcement, vast geography and the abundance of male-dominated industries.
Research commissioned by Colorado lawmakers concludes that the state should double the size of its child welfare staff to relieve overburded caseworkers and better protect children from abuse and neglect.
Nonprofits and religious groups in Texas border towns try to meet the immediate needs of refugee children who fled violence in Central America and experienced many traumas en route to the U.S.
In a dramatic shift, some doctors are on the lookout for signs of trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) that can impact a child's brain development, physical health and family well-being.