Family support for child sexual assault victims is often lacking. Kathy Picard’s step father gave her some ‘special’ attention, but where was the family?
She’s crazy. That seems to be the song abusers, judges, psychologists and other experts sing in divorce and custody battles as they ignore the violence.
We hear the expression. “blaming the victim,” but do we really know what victim blaming means? Or why we blame victims?
You probably know about workplace pests, but do you know about Idiopathic Mutual Irritation? Louise Penberthy gives advice on how to deal with both.
How do you spot a sex offender? Sex offenders cannot be profiled. There is no specific race, gender, sexual orientation, or education level that defines us.
Why are custody courts such a mess? What constitutional issues do they raise? Who’s to blame when courts fails to protect the best interests of children?
My recovery as a sex offender started when I stopped making excuses. And it started in the hostile environment of a prison.
Many survivors open up about their abuse only to find that family reactions are just as painful, if not more so, than the original trauma.
Gaslighting is abuse. It is an act of violence, be it domestic violence, workplace, or elsewhere. Know how to recognize and survive it.
The truths about child custody and fathers’ rights, and how we got here? How has the situation changed? Why? And where did the funding come from?
The Southern Baptist Church is no exception to being vulnerable to sex-offenders. They are not properly protecting the safety of a child.
Mothers are sounding alarm about NY domestic violence laws. Far too often violent batterers are awarded child custody with potential deadly consequences.
Kathy Picard was pleased when her step father started showing her some special attention; until that attention became twisted and threatening.
Custody Court Crisis: Texas to put children’s safety and health first. Texas becomes the fifth state to introduce the Safe Child Act into legislation.
New York’s Child Victims Act allows previously lapsed claims to be filed in court, the next issue for victims and survivors is how to access justice.
Offenders are not men in a trench coats. We are members of your family. We are people you know and trust. We are people who have access to your child.
YouTube has deleted more than 400 channels and suspended comments on tens of millions of videos of children as it tries to purge the system of pedophiles.
Experiencing trauma leads to all sorts of negative consequences but did you realize that it there is a strong relationship between overwork and past trauma?
Research is important, but so is perfecting research. Especially in the areas of Intimate Partner Violence.
Stories of clerical child sexual abuse are not limited to the Roman Catholic Church. The Southern Baptist church have a crisis of their own.
Got a Valentine message for your ex? Name a cockroach after your ex then. El Paso zoo will feed it to one of their Meerkats for you.
Family Court and the Catholic Church: Shattering the last taboos for institutions that fail our children
Secrecy and lack of accountability. Courts, and the male-dominated church, refuse to believe that a father would abuse his own child.
Workplace pests upsetting you? Do you know about Idiopathic Mutual Irritation? Louise Penberthy will give advice to all of us on how to deal with both.
Scotland’s Domestic Abuse bill creates an offence of “abusive behaviour. Includes psychological abuse such as coercive control.
There is no time for sexual abuse but there is always a time and place for discussion about child sex abuse prevention with your children.
Understanding the steps of sexual grooming can help parents protect their children. Child molesters use grooming in preparation for committing sexual abuse.