sexual assault 

Sexual Assault Victims Often Lose Coping Skills

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Young girls who are sexually assaulted often grow up less able to deal with stress and are prone to depression, obesity, anxiety and other mental and emotional problems.
MSNBC reports researchers from the Univer...
Consequences of incest stretch far into adult years.

8-year-old calls abuse line, gets sex hotline

When Karen Carter dialed a sexual assault hotline, her intention was to find a trained and experienced counselor with whom her 8-year-old daughter could talk. Her daughter had witnessed some inappropriate behavior several years earlier and was now re...

School accused of sex-assault cover-up

Central Elementary School in Allentown, PA has been accused of covering-up allegations that a 12-year-old student sexually assaulted younger classmates. School officials reportedly heard about the boy's first attack in December of 2003 and took no ac...

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