Saturday, August 15, 2009

Abuse of Trust Breeds Culture of Silence

".. common experience faced by many child victims of sexual violence: telling an adult, often a parent, and having their truth, their terror, their suffering either disbelieved, ignored or used as the basis for punishment .. Delayed disclosure by children, vis-a-vis the rejection of children’s disclosures by adults, are a common feature of child sexual abuse. This fact continues to be a shameful indictment on society .."

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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Workshop Teaches Children to Say No

About a workshop held in the USA, has useful tips

“..“How many parents have said, ‘Don’t talk to strangers,’ and then they follow it up with, ‘Always be polite.’ That’s a big problem,” said Stephen Daley, executive director of radKids. “They give virtually any adult in their child’s life the ability to control them. Children need to understand that it is not their job to help a grown up that they do not know. Being polite is saying no and going to get another grown up to help them.” ..”

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Monday, August 3, 2009

New Zealand: Internet Child Sex to Be Banned By Govt Via Filtering System

“.. New Zealand Internet service providers will receive a filtering system to block the sites that host child sex abuse images ..”

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