News | Topic: Sexual Abuse
Mar 1, 2021
The Trouble With Boys: What Lies Behind The Flood Of Teenage Sexual Assault Stories?
Young women are being failed by a society that seems unable – or unwilling – to address rape culture and its grave consequences. Read the article here.
Feb 15, 2021
Why I Dread My Teenage Daughters Following Me Into The Ugly World Of Modelling
Constant rejection, predatory photographers, and the lingering fear of sexual assault. CLARE BOYD, who became a model at 15, issues a stark warning. Read the article here.
Dec 23, 2020
Frustrations Grow Over Cheerleading’s Mishandled Sexual Misconduct Cases
USA TODAY interviewed nearly two dozen people who expressed frustration with the way USASF handled their concerns, citing the organization’s drawn-out process and lack of communication. Read the article here.
Dec 18, 2020
Fed-Up Teens Are Outing Their Rapists On TikTok
Social media may feel like some women’s only route to justice. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2020
4 Body Safety Rules To Protect Kids Ages 5-10
Teaching simple body safety rules and empowering kids to reject pornography are powerful ways to safeguard your family. Read the article here.
Aug 12, 2020
Is Your Child At Risk For Harmful Sexual Behavior?
Solid advice for prevention and resources from a juvenile judge. Read the article here.
Apr 15, 2020
7 Tactics A Child Predator Uses To Lure Kids: Red Flag Phrases Every Parent Needs To Know
Learning about the tactics and tricks child predators use will help parents be more aware. Read the article here.
Mar 19, 2020
Teens Who Feel Empowered Are Less Likely To Bully, Commit Sexual Violence
Coping mechanisms that help adolescents thrive and do well, even in the face of stress and adversity, are important to preventing interpersonal violence. Read the article here.
Mar 11, 2020
Gay Lesbian Teens At High Odds For Physical, Sexual Abuse
Overall, LGBQ teens face roughly twice the risk of physical violence compared with straight youth, the surveys revealed. Read the article here.
Feb 19, 2020
What Parents Need To Know About Sexual Grooming
Understanding the stages of sexual grooming can help to protect your child. Read the article here.
Dec 20, 2019
Dangers Of Second-Hand Drinking: Teen Drinkers At High Risk Of Assault And Sexual Harassment
More than 70 percent of teenage girls who are risky drinkers report unwanted sexual attention from other drinkers. Read the article here.
Dec 17, 2019
When 6th Graders Can Access Rape Porn On Their Smartphones, School Becomes Toxic
No 11-year-old should have to deal with, or even know, about things like this. Read the article here.
Nov 11, 2019
Admissions To ER’s For Adolescent Sexual Abuse Have More Than Doubled
From 2010 to 2016, emergency department admissions for confirmed adolescent sexual abuse in the U.S. doubled, even as rates of child sexual abuse have steadily declined for decades. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2019
Katie Couric’s New Podcast: Teens’ Easy Access To Hardcore Porn Could Hurt Them… Literally
Katie Couric wanted to know why one in four women are scared during sex. Her short answer: porn. Read the article here.
Oct 16, 2019
School Suspends Teens For Rape-Awareness Note, Calls It Bullying
A 15-year-old girl was suspended for bullying after trying to draw attention to what she believed was an unaddressed problem of sexual assaults involving students at her high school. Read the report here.
Oct 10, 2019
Teens Tried To Catch Man Trying To Solicit Girls For Sex. He Kidnapped One Of Them.
The 17-year-old victim was rescued after she messaged her friends for help, who then called police. Read the story here.
Sep 17, 2019
Many U.S. Women Say First Sexual Experience Was Forced In Teens
The study’s results suggest that for 1 in 16 American women — or 3 million — the first sexual encounter was not voluntary. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2019
Many Teen Girls Pressured By Partners To Get Pregnant
Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don’t want a baby, a U.S. study suggests. Read the article here.
Jun 18, 2019
Teen Vogue Encourages Children To Explore Prostitution As A Career
On April 26, Teen Vogue posted an article titled “Why Sex Work is Real Work” by Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng. Read a response to that article and access the original here.
Mar 14, 2019
5 Body Safety Rules Every 5-Year-Old Should Know
It seems like the number of things you need to talk to your children about in order to keep them safe just keeps growing! One issue that should be at the top of your list is protecting kids from sexual abuse. Read the article here.