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Indicators of Sexual Abuse – Child Matters

http://www.childmatters.org.nz/85/learn-about-child-abuse/recognise-the-signs/sexual-abuse There may also be indicators in a child’s behaviour that could indicate sexual abuse. Some examples of this in young children are: Age-inappropriate sexual play with toys, self, others Bizarre, sophisticated or unusual sexual knowledge Comments such as “I’ve got a secret”, or “I don’t like Uncle” Fire lighting by boys Fear of certain places eg

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Another $12m will be spent on improving outcomes for male survivors of sexual harm – but caution remains

ANALYSIS: The announcement that $131 million will be spent on helping sexual violence survivors has stunned the sector, but some are happier than others and the difference - good and not so good - is in the fine print.The pre-Budget package announced by PM Jacinda Ardern and Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Domestic

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The Telegraph: Polish Catholic Church expects ‘wave’ of child sex abuse reports after release of film on paedophilia

The Telegraph: Polish Catholic Church expects 'wave' of child sex abuse reports after the release of the film on paedophilia.https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/15/polish-catholic-church-expects-wave-child-sex-abuse-reports/ Poland's Catholic Church says it is expecting a "wave" of reports of child sex abuse by priests as it struggles to cope with the impact of a new film on paedophilia

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Do public awareness campaigns reduce domestic violence?

Awareness-raising/media campaigns are difficult to evaluate and there is no clear evidence that, in isolation, they prevent violence.There is some evidence that domestic violence campaigns targeting perpetrators can be effective, particularly when they focus on motivators such as the impact on children. There is also evidence that campaigns targeting discrete communities, such as

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Fatty acids affected key signalling pathways responsible for development of mental illness.

Obesity has been linked to depression by scientists for years, but the reasons have always been somewhat unclear until now.New research led by the University of Glasgow has found that the connection might be down to dietary fats entering the brain through the bloodstream, which can then accumulate and affect neurological signals related

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