Anti-Child Abuse Resourses
Stories of Survival, Healing and Recovery
Results of Abuse
EMOTIONAL ABUSE Emotional abuse of children can lead, in adulthood, to addiction, rage, a severely damaged
sense of self and an inability to truly bond with others. But--if it happened to you--there is a
Technical Information, Statistics, Scholarly Writings
Different Forms of Child Abuse
The results of a study by the US National Centre on Child Abuse and Neglect:
Why Does it Happen? A scream rings out in the evening, then silence. If you
listen you can hear the sobbing and crying of
one small child, too old to not understand and too young to do anything about it.
- Operational Definitions:
Operational definitions of abuse, neglect, and in danger of abuse.
The Overlap Between Child Maltreatment and Woman Abuse: (Ignore password box)
A great deal of attention is now being paid to both violence against women and to the effects of such
violence on their children. One question that commonly arises is: How often does child abuse and
woman battering occur in the same families?
A private not-for-profit organization which is dedicated to exposing and
educating the public about the growing and disturbing phenomena of the trade and
distribution of child pornography within the on-line services.
- The Safe Child Homepage:
Child Abuse Prevention Works! Find Out How...
- T.A.S.K: A network of people whose purpose is to
educate in areas of child abuse.
- What is Child Abuse?
Texas law provides a definition of child abuse. In addition, the law provides criminal sanctions for assaults,
Sexual assaults, and other acts that may be committed against children.
What is Child Abuse and Neglect? Child abuse has been proven to be one of the leading
causes of childhood deaths in this nation. According to
recent studies every 4 seconds a child is abused and every 7
minutes a child's life is lost.
When a Child Wants a Divorce: With the recent victories of Gregory K. in Florida and Maggie Gerst and Jason Moore in Illinois,
which allowed each of these youth to file charges of child abuse and move for termination of parental
rights on their own behalf, there has been an exciting sense of broadened youth rights - of a bona
fide youth rights movement emerging.
You Carry the Cure In Your Own Heart: Emotional abuse of children can lead, in
adulthood, to addiction, rage, a severely damaged
sense of self and an inability to truly bond with
others. But if it happened to you there is a way out.