New national data for 2016 show a mixed set of trends over the short term. The 2018 International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference The 2018 International Family Violence and Child Victimization Research Conference will research paper on child abuse held July 15 — 17 at the Sheraton Harborside in Portsmouth, NH.
The Complex Experience of Child Pornography Survivors The qualitiative analysis identified three major themes which emerged from 133 survivors’ perspectives: Guilt and shame, their ongoing vulnerability and, suprisingly, an empowerment dimension the images sometimes brought because they confirmed their abuse testimony. Particular attention is given to the peer harassment victimization and perpetration experiences of poly-victimized youth compared with less victimized and non-victimized youth—both overall and through technology. Sextortion has Painful Aftermath and Limited Resources for Support A survey of more than 1,600 victims of sextortion highlights how threats to expose sexual images can spark life-altering crises in the lives of young people, according to new research by the Crimes against Children Research Center in partnership with Thorn. The Role of Technology in Youth Harassment Victimization The National Institute of Justice and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention released a bulletin discussing key findings from the Technology Harassment Victimization study. The study, conducted between December 2013 and March 2014, examined technology-involved harassment within the context of other types of youth victimization and risk factors to improve current policy and practice regarding the issue. Child Victims of Stereotypical Kidnappings Known to Law Enforcement in 2011 This bulletin summarizes findings on the incidence and characteristics of stereotypical kidnappings of children in 2011 and compares them with 1997 findings. An estimated 105 children were victims of stereotypical kidnappings in 2011, virtually the same as the 1997 estimate.