These are Circle of Trust Abuse Resources.
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Circle of Trust Abuse Articles & Media Reports
Child Sex Tourism || Intrafamilial (Incest) || Male Victims - Journal References
Prostituted Children || General Child Abuse || General Child Sexual Abuse
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9th Circuit Rules Vatican Can Be Sued Over Abuse
www.law.com, March 4, 2009
Crimes Against Children by Babysitters
Report from the OJJDP's Juvenile Justice Bulletin, September 2001.
Educator Sexual Misconduct: A Synthesis of Existing Literature
Report from the U.S. Department of Education, 2004.
Protecting Our Students - Executive Summary and Recommendations
Report from the Ontario Ministry of Attorney General, 2000, regarding sexual abuse and exploitation in Canadian schools.
Protecting Your Child in Youth Sports
Tips for parents on protecting their children from predatory coaches and trainers from Sports Illustrated, September 8, 1999.
Scared At School: Sexual Violence Against Girls in South African Schools
Report from Human Rights Watch, March 2001.
Working With Children Check
Guidelines to New South Wales (Australia) legislation applying to
all those working with children and youth, paid employees or volunteers, secular or religious groups. Contains general procedures and downloadable forms which may be valuable to groups in all areas that work with children and want to screen their employees and volunteers.
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Justice for Children
2600 Southwest Freeway, Suite 806
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: (713) 225-4357
Justice for Children is a national non-profit organization which advocates for children's rights and protection from abuse through public education, development of effective intervention and prevention strategies, and legal advocacy.
National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization
PMB 103, 5505 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20015-2601
This organization is committed through research, education, advocacy, and activism to the prevention, treatment and elimination of all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men.
Post Office Box 170654
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone: (415) 820-9645
A resource for survivors of abuse in the orthodox churches.
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Toll-free Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
RAINN is a national hotline for victims of sexual assault. Calls to the hotline are instantly computer-routed to the 24-hour rape crisis center nearest the caller.
(Survivors of Educator Sexual Abuse and Misconduct Emerge)
PO Box 94601
Las Vegas, Nevada 89193-4601
Phone: (702) 371-1290
A non-profit organization dedicated to informing the public about, and reducing the incidence of, the sexual abuse of students at the hands of teachers and other school staff.
108 Terrace Drive
Syracuse, NY 13219
Group working to end sexual abuse and harassment in the figure skating community, also contains general info and resources for harassment and abuse in all youth sports.
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
PO Box 6416
Chicago, IL 60680-6416
Toll-free: 1-877-SNAPHEALS (762-7432)
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) is a volunteer self-help organization of survivors of clergy sexual abuse and their supporters.
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