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Child abuse, neglect a leading public health crisis

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Spartanburg County is making great strides in improving health and well-being in the community. We have successful initiatives such as The Road to Better Health with five priority areas (improve access to care, reduce childhood obesity, improve birth outcomes, reduce tobacco use, improve behavioral health access), the Childhood Obesity Taskforce, the S.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and the Spartanburg ... Read More »

Child Sexual Abuse Statistics

  Child Sexual Abuse Statistics Sexual abuse is any sexual contact with a child or the use of a child for the sexual pleasure of someone else. This may include exposing private parts to the child or asking the child to expose him or herself, fondling of the genitals or requests for the child to do so, oral sex or ... Read More »

Child Sexual Abuse and the Law

Child Sexual Abuse and the Law Criminal Code of Canada sections relating to Child Sexual Abuse Source: http://www.sace.ab.ca/Non_Flash/csa01.html 151. Sexual Interference - Every person who, for a sexual purpose, touches, directly or indirectly, with a part of the body or with an object, any part of the body of a person under the age of fourteen years is guilty of ... Read More »

Child Sexual Abuse Revised Laws – Research

Child Sexual Abuse Revised Laws – Research (Source: http://www.victimsofviolence.on.ca/rev2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=331&Itemid=21) Sexual abuse of a child is one of the most despicable acts that can be committed. The true extent of child sexual abuse in Canada has only come to light in the past two decades. The Badgley Report (1984) provided a cross Canada study on the abuse of children. It revealed ... Read More »