Australian journalist and researcher, Vicky Xu, says Chinese government agents have detained her friends over her reporting on Uyghurs...
Journalist Vicky Xu details colleagues being accused of rape and her friends being interrogated by Chinese government agents over her... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France outlaws sex with children aged under 15, characterizes it as rape
The French parliament on Thursday adopted legislation that characterises sex with a child under the age of 15 as rape and punishable by... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Generating intervention concepts for reducing adolescent relationship abuse inequities among sexual and gender minority youth: protocol for a web-based, longitudinal, human-centered design study - Coulter RWS, Mitchell S, Prangley K, Smallwood S, Bonanno L, Foster EN, Wilson A, Miller E, Chugani CD.
BACKGROUND: Sexual and gender minority youth (SGMY; eg, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth) are at greater risk than their cisgender heterosexual peers for adolescent relationship abuse (ARA; physical, sexual, or psychological abuse in a romanti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychological intervention with adult victims of sexual abuse: a comprehensive review - F ávero M, Moreira D, Abreu B, Del Campo A, Moreira DS, Gomes V.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a phenomenon that is ubiquitous to all cultures and social classes. It has short- and long-term consequences, with specific treatment models that have been developed and adapted from psychological intervention models. A wide var... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Kristin Smart killed during 1996 rape attempt, prosecutor says
Prosecutors filed a first-degree murder charge against Paul Flores and an accessory after murder charge against his father, Ruben... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kristin Smart case: DA says missing student killed during 1996 rape attempt; Paul Flores and Ruben Flores arrested
The San Luis Obispo County district attorney said Wednesday that missing California college student Kristin Smart was killed in 1996... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paul Flores killed Kristin Smart during attempted rape, prosecutors allege
Paul Flores is charged in the 1996 murder of Kristin Smart, with prosecutors alleging he killed the 19-year-old as he raped or tried to rape her. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Twitter openly allows and endorses horrifying child trafficking content, despite threats of legal action by victims
(Natural News) The National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center (NCOSE), The Haba Law Firm and The Matiasic Firm are all suing Twitter on behalf of child survivors of sexual abuse who were trafficked on the far-left social media platform with Jack Dorsey’s blessing. A second survivor is joining the first, both young boys, in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Nearly Half of All Women Are Denied Their Bodily Autonomy - New UNFPA Report
[UNFPA] New York -- Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital mutilation and more (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Taking Aim at Coach, Doctor Sex Abuse on Campuses Taking Aim at Coach, Doctor Sex Abuse on Campuses
As more survivors of campus sexual abuse by doctors and coaches speak out, and universities are forced to address the issue, advocates of safer campuses hope the environment will change.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

International legal standards in combating child online sexual abuse and exploitation - Netkova B.
The general international standards are being discussed in this article, as well as more relevant ones concerned with the problem of sexual exploitation and child abuse. Further, the article discusses a growing understanding of children ‟s exposure to vio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The co-occurrence of intimate partner violence exposure with other victimizations: a nationally representative survey of Chilean adolescents - Miranda JK, Crockett MA, Vera-Pavez JI.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have found a high co-occurrence between Intimate Partner Violence exposure (IPVe) and other forms of victimization, such as physical and sexual abuse, yet little is known about this issue from community samples in Latin America... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effects of childhood sexual abuse on adult life and coping process - Yaman N.
This study is about the own child sexual abuse experience of a participant followed by a critical literature review, case presentation, method and conclusion. The literature review firstly presents definitions about abuse, sexual abuse, prevalence of child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Taking Aim at Coach, Doctor Sex Abuse on Campuses
Universities have agreed to pay more than $1.6 billion to victims of sexual abuse at the hands of doctors and coaches. It's a problem that needs answers, experts say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescent parental attachment and intimate relationship in adulthood: an investigation of contextual factors and long-term outcomes of child sexual abuse - Shen F, Soloski K, Liu Y.
The study aimed to examine how parental attachment at adolescence was related to intimate relational outcomes among female adults, including relationship satisfaction, relationship commitment, and relationship status. In addition, we investigated the moder... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Beyond fight, flight, and freeze: towards a new conceptualization of peritraumatic responses to child sexual abuse based on retrospective accounts of adult survivors - Katz C, Tsur N, Talmon A, Nicolet R.
Background Child sexual abuse (CSA) studies have greatly contributed to theory, policy, and practice worldwide. Surprisingly, although trauma studies in particular have highlighted the importance of peritraumatic responses to trauma, this aspect is underd... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Botswana child sexual abuse legal framework: an analysis of the implementation of Children's Act 2009 - Ramabu NM.
This article examines the implementation of Botswana Children's Act 2009. Twenty-six in-depth interviews were conducted in two purposively selected sites with child protection front liners, policymakers and caregivers. The Act was analyzed for a definition... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse: listening to the victims - Margarita OT, Isabel C.
We present real testimonies of adults recalling their childhood, clinical reflections and scientific research data. Patients' testimonies bring professionals closer to understanding their painful ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring ambivalent rape acknowledgment and posttraumatic stress symptoms among college women who have experienced rape: what's in a name? - Lipinski AJ, Lewin RK, Free BL, Burkley JG, Majeed R, Beck JG.
The present study explored rape acknowledgment among 131 college women survivors of rape utilizing three subgroups: acknowledged rape, unacknowledged rape, and ambivalent acknowledgment. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom clusters and parameters ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Filipino children and adolescents' stories of sexual abuse: narrative types and consequences - Osme ña NMET, Barrera DJS.
There is a paucity of qualitative research on children's and adolescents' perceptions of their sexual abuse experiences. This paper aims to describe the narrative types and consequences of sexual abuse stories among ten female Filipino children and adolesc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internet users' beliefs about a novice-user of child sexual abuse material (CSAM): what can they tell us about introducing offender-focused prevention initiatives? - Hunn C, Prichard J, Cockburn H.
Interest in preventing child sexual abuse material (CSAM) offending is growing. A variety of initiatives have been proposed, including the use of warning messages triggered by keyword searches. An under-explored question is how the public might perceive su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Longitudinal impact of the Second Step Child Protection Unit on teacher knowledge, attitude, and climate - Nickerson A, Kim S, Dudley M, Livingston JA, Manges M.
One aspect of child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention involves training teachers to educate students about recognizing, refusing, and reporting unsafe situations. Most studies focus on student outcomes and have methodological shortcomings such as lack of long-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Physical, psychological and sexual abuse of the minor in the families from the northwestern region of Romania- social and medical forensics - Buhas CL, Judea-Pusta C, Buha ș BA, Bungau S, Judea AS, Sava C, Popa VC, Cioca G, Tit DM.
BACKGROUND: In Romania, the abuse within the family of the minor child is a widespread phenomenon, its extent is insufficiently known because of ignorance/not reporting all the existing cases. Methods: The participants of the research are represented b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NSW police detectives were denied travel request to speak with Christian Porter's rape accuser
A March 2020 request by NSW sex crime detectives to travel to South Australia to interview Christian Porter's rape accuser was rejected,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A qualitative study of precursors to rape in sexual behaviour of juvenile offenders with underage partners in Malaysia - Mohammad T, Nooraini I.
In many countries, statutory rape laws are applied to both adults and adolescents. Consequently, statutory rape laws would view adolescents who have normative sexual behaviours as sexual offenders. The study questions the assumption that adolescents who en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Some impediments to child sexual abuse interventions and corresponding social work implications: reflections on the Zimbabwean Victim Friendly System - Muridzo NG, Chikadzi V.
Child sexual abuse is a multifaceted children's rights issue and a global problem of considerable extent. It has adverse effects for child survivors and their ecological environments. Using qualitative data from a multiple-case study research project, the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of psychiatry in the management of sexual assault: a case series - Zaydlin M, P érez-Laras L, Laras L.
Victims of childhood sexual abuse are at an increased risk for a multitude of mental health conditions. While many children exhibit concerning behavioral changes following abuse, there is often a delay in identification and implementation of psychiatric se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pakistan's prime minister under fire for linking rise in rape cases to how women dress
Hundreds have signed a statement circulating online calling Khan's comments "factually incorrect, insensitive and dangerous." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Siblings are also at risk for abuse - Haney SB.
Approximately 9 of every 1000 children in the United States are identified as victims of maltreatment, including neglect, physical abuse, emotional abuse, or sexual abuse.1 However, many cases of maltreatment are not identified,2 which has severe consequen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pinwheels and Prevention (Childhood Abuse Prevention Month)
Article by Tsara Shelton looks at the month of April being Child Abuse Prevention, Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention as well as Autism Acceptance Month (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 8, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Tsara ' s Column Source Type: news

French validation of the Acceptance of Modern Myths about Sexual Aggression scale (AMMSA) and experience of close relationships with students and perpetrators of domestic violence - Courtois R, Schlegel A, Bonhommet J, Doineau E, Bertsch I, Potard C, Pham T.
INTRODUCTION: Acceptance of the rape myths (ARM) refers to a set of attitudes, beliefs and stereotypes that tend to make women responsible for rapes or sexual assaults, and to rationalize, minimize or justify the behaviors of sexual offenders. ARM can also... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of cultural beliefs, norms, and practices in Nigerian women's experiences of sexual abuse and violence - Ajayi CE, Chantler K, Radford L.
This study aims to explore if and how cultural beliefs, norms, and practices might contribute to Nigerian women's experiences of sexual abuse and violence. In-depth narrative interviews were conducted with 12 women of Nigerian origin living in the Northwes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

On World Health Day, a Call for Equity, Justice & the End of Paternalism
Family planning counselor and nurse speaks to group at clinic in Nakuru, Kenya. Credit: Sala LewisBy Joyce Banda and Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins*WASHINGTON DC, Apr 7 2021 (IPS) The past year has forced many of us to address difficult truths about how we treat and take care of each other — among them is a reckoning with racism and injustice. In the global health and development sector, this reckoning is not new. Black, Brown and Indigenous women have been at the forefront of driving efforts to end inequity, racism and paternalism for decades, but the threats remain. As women and leaders in global health and development fro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Banda and Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Global Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Women and Girls to the Front
This article was originally published in Forbes Africa.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post Women and Girls to the Front appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Gender Equality in STEM for a better tomorrow The post Women and Girls to the Front appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee and Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

A woman who spoke out on the use of rape against Uyghurs got a call from her sister back in China. But it wasn ’t her face who appeared...
Uyghurs abroad describe a pattern of harassment and intimidation they say is designed to silence them. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harvey Weinstein appeals rape, criminal sexual act conviction
The former movie mogul, who was sentenced to 23 years in jail, contends that he did not receive a fair trial. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Linking experiences of child sexual abuse to adult sexual intimate partner violence: the role of borderline personality features, maladaptive cognitive emotion regulation, and dissociation - Krause-Utz A, Dierick T, Josef T, Chatzaki E, Willem A, Hoogenboom J, Elzinga B.
BACKGROUND: Child sexual abuse (CSA) has been linked to a higher risk of sexual re-victimization, including sexual intimate partner violence (IPV). The aim of this study was to investigate whether borderline personality disorder (BPD) features, dissociatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Past-year abuse and eating disorder symptoms among U.S. college students - Hazzard VM, Ziobrowski HN, Borg SL, Schaefer LM, Mangold AC, Herting NA, Lipson SK, Crosby RD, Wonderlich SA.
Evidence consistently indicates associations between eating disorders (EDs) and childhood emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, but the relationship between EDs and abuse occurring later in development has largely been unexplored. Therefore, the objective... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pregnancy and obstetric complications in women with a history of childhood maltreatment: results from a nationally representative sample - Shamblaw AL, Sommer JL, Reynolds K, Mota N, Afifi TO, El-Gabalawy R.
INTRODUCTION: A history of childhood maltreatment is associated with increased risk of perinatal complications, with research primarily focused on childhood sexual abuse. Limited research has examined the relationship between different types of childhood m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The impact of sexualized video game content and cognitive load on state rape myth acceptance - No ël T, Larøi F, Burnay J.
The potential negative impact of sexualized video games on attitudes toward women is an important issue. Studies that have examined this issue are rare and contain a number of limitations. Therefore, it largely remains unclear whether sexualized video game... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The association between life satisfaction, emotional support, and perceived health among women who experienced intimate Partner violence (IPV) - 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System - Hui V, Constantino RE.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a pressing phenomenon whose consequences are associated with severe physical and mental health outcomes. Every minute, around 24 people in the United States are raped, physically injured, or emotionally abused... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Treatment of traumatised sexuality - Alm ås E, Benestad EEP.
Based on therapeutic meetings with individuals who have experienced sexual violence and abuse, the challenge is how do we help these couples to establish sexual relationships on their own terms, without interference of defence or coping strategies they hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nearly half of those convicted of sharing explicit images of partners online show remorse
(University of Colorado Denver) Researchers found nearly half of those who share explicit images of others without permission feel remorse after the fact and 24% try to deflect blame onto victims. The stud takes a deeper dive into the issue of sexual abuse and image sharing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reducing suspicion of sexual abuse in paediatric chlamydial conjunctivitis using ompA genotyping - Mitchell A, Patel M, Manning C, Abbott J.
Chlamydia trachomatis is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes urogenital tract infections, and ocular infections including trachoma, neonatal conjunctivitis and adult chlamydial inclusion conjunctivitis. A positive C. trachomatis diagnosis in children oft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Distributed feminist rhetorical agency after a rape accusation - Owens KH.
This article examines the rhetorical effects of a rape accusation on the survivor and on the survivor's community of social justice activists. Relying on interviews with the survivor and with the community affected by the allegation, the article analyzes r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sexual abuse and chronic pelvic pain in a gynecology outpatient clinic. A pilot study - Garza-Leal JG, Sosa-Bravo FJ, Garza-Marichalar JG, Soto-Quintero G, Castillo-Saenz L, Fern ández-Zambrano S.
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Almost 20% of women will suffer from sexual abuse at some point in their lives. This is a known risk factor for developing chronic pelvic pain (CPP), which is a major health problem worldwide. We conducted a pilot study in a Gy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

US Catholics funded Malawi opponents of legal abortion in cases of rape
After condemning abortion reform as an imposition of “foreign cultures”, a religious group in Malawi took thousands of dollars in foreign cash (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armie Hammer Exits Tracy Letts ’ Broadway-Bound Play The Minutes
The LAPD has opened an investigation following an allegation of rape made against the actor. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Videos: Students and parents fight back after school forced boys to 'apologize for rapes committed by their gender'
(Natural News) Male students at an Australian School have spoken out in anger after they were forced by teachers to stand up in an assembly and collectively ‘apologise’ to female students for ‘sexism’ and ‘rapes’ committed by their gender. (Article by Steve Watson republished from InfoWars.com) The bizarre action, enforced by Brauer College in Warrnambool, Victoria, has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Childhood sexual abuse in patients with severe mental Illness: demographic, clinical and functional correlates - Werbeloff N, Hilge Thygesen J, Hayes JF, Viding EM, Johnson S, Osborn DPJ.
OBJECTIVE: To use data from electronic health records (EHRs) to describe the demographic, clinical and functional correlates of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in patients with severe mental illness (SMI), and compare their clinical outcomes (admissions and r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news