Category: Child sexual abuse

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4 Lessons In Child Sexual Abuse Prevention : NPR

4 Lessons In Child Sexual Abuse Prevention : NPR

Twenty states now require sexual abuse prevention education as early as preschool. Educators say it's up to adults to know the signs and symptoms of a [...]
A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here

Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Je [...]
How Good Parents Miss Child Sexual Abuse: The 5 Critical Questions You MUST Ask

How Good Parents Miss Child Sexual Abuse: The 5 Critical Questions You MUST Ask

Update:  I published this during the summer months (2015). It spread rapidly across quite a few popular websites and I got a great deal of positive [...]
We investigated Nassar abuse of gymnasts. Here’s how to make sure it never happens again.

We investigated Nassar abuse of gymnasts. Here’s how to make sure it never happens again.

Senators: Nassar survivors' courage should inspire passage of our proposals to empower athletes and fix the broken institutions meant to protect them. [...]
Nigerians react to revelations that popular Nigerian author, Bayo Adebowale raped all 5 of his daughters, impregnated them multiple times and they got abortions

Nigerians react to revelations that popular Nigerian author, Bayo Adebowale raped all 5 of his daughters, impregnated them multiple times and they got abortions

The news that popular Nigerian Author Bayo Adebowale raped all 5 of his daughters multiple times and impregnated them, such that four of the daug [...]
‘My brother molested me as a teenager. Later in life, he became a youth pastor.’: Woman’s harrowing journey overcoming sexual abuse, brother’s resignation from church

‘My brother molested me as a teenager. Later in life, he became a youth pastor.’: Woman’s harrowing journey overcoming sexual abuse, brother’s resignation from church

"I finally mustered up the courage to tell my friend. She and her husband worked with my brother in the youth group. ‘I have to tell you, I’m not surp [...]
‘No thanks Grandma’: Children taught to say no to sloppy kisses to understand consent

‘No thanks Grandma’: Children taught to say no to sloppy kisses to understand consent

For many children, a sloppy kiss from grandma was a rite of passage growing up. Now it's being used as a light-hearted example to help empower childre [...]
I was abused as a child by my stepbrother. How can I move on?

I was abused as a child by my stepbrother. How can I move on?

What you do next is up to you, says Annalisa Barbieri. You have no responsibility to report him, and none for his behaviour My mother always put me [...]
The Victims, A Word & A Cautionary Tale: Christian Sex Trafficking Case

The Victims, A Word & A Cautionary Tale: Christian Sex Trafficking Case

It breaks my heart to even post this. I questioned whether or not I should. But, as Survivors, we ask people not to look away every single day. So I w [...]
It’s Anti-Black to Side Up with People Raping Community Members

It’s Anti-Black to Side Up with People Raping Community Members

Myth:  "Where are the Black people to help Black people with sexual violence?" If you aren't in the forums, social media platforms, events, legisla [...]
Because Privilege Still Buys Passes in the Criminal Justice System: Castration Laws

Because Privilege Still Buys Passes in the Criminal Justice System: Castration Laws

As a Black Woman, and long-time advocate against child sexual abuse I have concerns about laws making it legal to castrate perpetrators of rape ag [...]
Common Shares How He Told His Mom He Was Molested As A Little Boy

Common Shares How He Told His Mom He Was Molested As A Little Boy

Source: Jeff Schear / Getty Last week, rapper, actor and author Common revealed that he was molested when he was 9 or 10-years old by a family friend [...]
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