World Wide Web Roundup for Survivors, Allies, and Friends


This week we have headlines, a tool kit, latest research studies, and a “new to me” online resource.


HEADLINES 


FBI: Child Abuse ‘Almost at an Epidemic Level’ in U.S.

Tens of thousands of children are being sexually exploited each year in the U.S., according to an investigation by the BBC.




Is it easier to open up about sexual abuse online by Divya Kaushik

Jehovah’s Witnesses Cover Up Child Sex Abuse and Oust a Victim  from The Center for Investigative Reporting

The Jehovah’s Witnesses Massive Child Sex Abuse Scandal by Beenish Ahmed

Paedophiles Repeatedly Promoted to Positions of Authority in Jehovah’s Witness Church Royal Commission Told  by Janet Fife-Yeomans

LGBT Groups Condemn Lawmaker’s Claim (Includes audio)
Colorado’s LGBT community is condemning the comments of a state lawmaker who claims that the Boy Scouts of America ending its ban on gay men serving as scout leaders will lead to child abuse.



Child abuse surges by 50 percent in Korea

According to the latest data released by the Welfare Ministry on Thursday, the number of child abuse cases increased by 50 percent in 2014 from the year before, with more than 80 percent of the abusers being parents.


Sickmund, Melissa. Puzzanchera, Charles.
National Center for Juvenile Justice. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
2014








RESEARCH



Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced, and Underprotected

Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies. African American Policy Forum.
2015



Early Childhood Experiences Shape Health and Well-Being Throughout Life
Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.
2014

TOOLKIT


Morland, Lyn. Cohen, Elena.
The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare.
2015



New to Me ONLINE RESOURCE

Nativewellness.com 

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Tonya is a Social Justice Info Expert with over 23 years experience. She holds a BS in Organizational Management & Development. Her cat MiaBelle is her co-writer.
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