Friday, February 23, 2018

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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Al Jazeera English: #Gaza #Children #war #trauma #three #years

Al Jazeera English: Gaza: Children suffer from war trauma three years on. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw0r7XkTY http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/09/gaza-children-suffer-war-trauma-years-170910080659516.html As Gaza marks three years since the Israeli assault that devastated the Strip and left more than 2,200 Palestinians killed, the psychological effects of the violence linger on. Children were among the most affected groups; in the 50-day onslaught,

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Signs of Sexual Abuse in Children

https://www.pharmaceutical-journal.com/learning/how-to-recognise-and-respond-to-potential-child-abuse-and-neglect/20204393.article Possible indicators and warning signs that a child or young person is at risk of suffering from abuse and/or neglect: Changes in behaviour or emotional state (e.g. recurrent nightmares, extreme distress, appearing withdrawn or displaying aggression) that are a departure from what would be expected for their age and developmental stage,

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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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Victims’ accounts of offending were “unshaken under cross-examination”

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/100972256/police-bungle-meant-child-abuse-victims-waited-20-years-for-justice In a recently released decision the Appeal Court dismissed Ross's appeal, saying the victims' accounts of Ross's offending were "unshaken under cross-examination" and the Crown's case had been strong "notwithstanding the passage of time". On Friday, Police's Wellington district manager investigations, detective inspector Shane Cotter, said Police apologised to the complainants

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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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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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