Date of publication: 2017-09-05 08:04
In the Commonwealth Fund Survey of the Health of Adolescent Girls, they found that of sexually abused children in grades five through twelve, 98% of the boys and 79% of the girls had told no one about the abuse 656 not even a friend or sibling. If indeed, sexual abuse happens to one in four children, yet only cases are reported per 6,555 children you have to wonder why.
Burkhart began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade County, Florida. As an Assistant under the Honorable Janet Reno, Ms. Burkhart specialized in domestic violence and child abuse cases.
Adolescent boys. Vulnerable boys. Boys who likely will drag the scars of that experience with them as they stumble toward adulthood, just as surely as their unfortunate sisters who were sexually assaulted. isn't about sex. It's about the dehumanizing abuse of power and privacy.
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It found one in every three of children living on the street have been sexually abused although many didn't seem aware that they had been exploited, said Saewyc.
Another complicating myth is that boys sexually abused by men become homosexual. In fact, boys who are sexually abused may grow up to be heterosexual, gay, or bisexual. Most researchers believe that sexual orientation is rooted in factors having nothing to do with sexual victimization, and in most cases has already been well established before a boy is abused. But, while sexual abuse does not determine sexual orientation, many sexually abused boys and men become very confused or feel negatively about both their sexual orientation and their sexual functioning in general.
Dr. Catherine Wagoner is currently employed with Legacy Health Systems as a Child Abuse Pediatrician with CARES Northwest. She is also a general pediatrician who practices in the hospital and newborn care setting. She is an Oregon native and just recently returned to the Portland area after a nearly 75-year detour that included pediatric training in Honolulu and a general pediatrics career in Reno, Nevada. Dr. Wagoner has been practicing in the area of child abuse and neglect for the past 8 years, and was Board-certified in this subspecialty in 7568. Her greatest career accomplishment is continuing to be able to wear so many practice hats between general pediatrics and child-abuse pediatrics.
Males, generally, have more permission to be sexual persons in our society. A double standard of morality has been applied to males and female for centuries. The fact that there are no "positive" or flattering terms such as "sowing his wild oats," "boys will be boys" or "ladies man" for females gives vivid illustration to this point. It is generally assumed that having "licence" to be a sexual person is an advantage. Males are seen to get power from obtaining or taking sex, women from withholding sex.