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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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After waiting for 31 minutes to report child abuse, caller gave up

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11988847 Set up last year as the replacement for Child, Youth and Family, one of Oranga Tamariki's main stated objectives is to put the safety of children first. Those wanting to report cases of abuse or neglect are directed to the agency's website to call a special toll free number. Jane said she

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Malcolm Turnbull to apologise to child sexual abuse victims

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/feb/08/malcolm-turnbull-to-deliver-national-apology-to-child-sexual-abuse-victims Malcolm Turnbull will make a national apology before the end of the year to victims of institutional abuse in the wake of the royal commission into child sexual abuse. The prime minister confirmed the government’s intentions in a statement to parliament on Thursday. “We owe it to survivors not to waste this

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Boys abused in Sydney child abuse ring

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?objectid=11990671&ref=twitter Court documents also allege that on one occasion "­rituals" were performed on the boys. Along with the Yyani Cook-Williams, Therese Ann Cook, Paul Williams and Clarissa Meredith, three further people have been charged. Their names are suppressed because at the time that the alleged acts were committed — between 2014 and 2016

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Australia: abuse survivors committing serious crimes barred from accessing redress

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jan/31/plea-for-criminals-who-were-victims-of-child-sexual-abuse-to-access-redress-scheme “What I’m leading to here is the fact that I would have been all right in life if it hadn’t been for the sexual abuse committed against me, and rejections by the system, so how can you, Mr Turnbull, judge me as not being eligible for compensation on the grounds

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