The Horace Mann sexual abuse story involves multiple students students being violated by teachers. Sexual abuse causes children to lead shorter sicker lives
A 12 year old girl reports that her mother is starving her. Parenting classes won’t fix that but maternal home visiting programs will. If we fund them.
A protest against Agudath Israel for their opposition to the child victims act and their policies of discouraging the reporting of child sexual abuse to the police is scheduled for Sunday June 25
We love to write bills that punish cocaine-addicted mothers, but we don’t like to help them. Should we punish bad mothers?
Bill Cosby joked about being abused as a child, and the punchline was “look how well I turned out”. That argument deserves re-examination.
New York advocates for child sexual abuse are dealing with remarkable successes but a remarkably unsympathetic legislature
It’s child sex abuse month.There are things about being a sex abuse survivor that most people don’t know, but everyone should learn.
One mother’s story about a small boy, superman, punishment and bruises, tears, and a state that considers it acceptable to harm children.
At least seven youngsters were sexually abused at a Jesuit school in another New York cover-up. Catholic officials kept secret for a year.
Would you believe a child who reported sexual abuse if the signs were there? Would you be suspicious? Would you know what to do?
Discover the facts behind missing children and the scary stories that we hear. How do you protect your child?
What if the abuser is a child. About 40% of child sexual abuse is committed by minors. Some are 17 years old. But some are very young children.
Child trafficking is scary, that doesn’t mean the scary stories we read on line are right. Here’s what parents need to know about child trafficking.
It’s never easy to talk about being raped. It’s never easy to use words like “incest” and “victim” about yourself. I still do it, and I have my reasons why.
Sexually abused children are the most vulnerable people, and that they need to be protected by passing the Child Victims Act. NY Attorney General
Our understanding of mental illness changed over the time, but it keeps going back to childhood experiences. The ACE study solidified that.
Boy Scouts of America have a history of protecting the secrets of abusers, not the safety of children, and that why they are against reform.
We all say we don’t like sex offenders, but we don’t like protecting kids from them, either
Nicole was being sexaully abused, or groomed for abuse, by the man charged with her murder, David Eisenhauer. RIP Nicole Madison Lovell
Testimony in New York State calling for Maternal Home Visiting programs to be broadly available as a way of dramatically reducing abuse and neglect.
The Catholic Church, Seattle diocese, fights statute of limitations reform while they released names of 77 abusive church employees. What are they hiding?
Michigan leaders made the decision to poison children, thus harming them for the rest of their lives. But politicians do that all the time.
A teacher was fired for sexual abuse with students. No teacher should put students through sexual abuse. If one does, he or she should be fired
Connecticut established a task force to study minors exposed to domestic violence. Better idea, let’s stop domestic violence.
Texas court victory for foster care children will not stem the tide of children needing care. Investment in Maternal Home Visiting programs will.
Opioids: a tiny addict is born every 19 minutes. Maternal home visiting programs protect children better than foster care but we’re not using them.
We’re shocked by stories of children murdered and horribly abused, but don’t spend enough to protect children through Maternal Home Visiting programs.
New York City is dealing with a rash of murdered children. In the midst of finger-pointing, no one is talking about the one real solution to the problem.
I know the whereabouts and habits of a dangerous sex offender, the one who abused me. And until we change the law, there’s nothing I can do about it.
There has to be a better way. Using fear and deception to teach lessons isn’t the way to produce compassionate, wise adults.