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Recent Data On Sexual Abuse In K-12 Schools

The Washington Post recently reported on findings by the U.S. Department of Education concerning sexual abuse in elementary, middle, and high schools. From 2015 to 2018, there was a dramatic increase in sexual assaults. Not only is the data disturbing, but it illustrates potential problems in how schools handle claims of sexual abuse. The findings…

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Should I File A Claim If My Abuser Has Died?

It may take years or even decades for victims of child sexual abuse to come to terms with their experience. Children often don’t understand what happened to them until well into their adult years. By that time, their abusers may have long since died. There’s certainly no way the criminal courts can bring the predator…

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physical health effects in child sexual abuse

Physical Health Effects in Child Sexual Abuse Victims

Victims of childhood sexual abuse will experience a number of physical consequences, some of which won’t be seen until they reach adulthood. But regardless of when these effects manifest themselves, treating sexual abuse and sexual violence requires caring for all aspects of the child’s health. Those who perpetrate sexual abuse, or allow it to happen,…

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