The NSVRC collects information and resources to assist those working to prevent sexual violence and to improve resources, outreach and response strategies. This resource section includes access to NSVRC collections and selected online resources.
This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children focuses on a representative national sample of arrested offenders who possessed child pornography. The report includes major findings and conclusions from this sample and recommendations and resources for law-enforcement and prosecutors.
The article briefly discusses the data results gathered from interviews of women revealing that women who experienced any type of sexual abuse in their childhood were roughly three times more likely than unabused girls to report drug dependence as adults.
Since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its last policy statement on this topic in 1994, additional information and data have emerged about sexual assault and rape in adolescents, the adolescent's perception of sexual assault, and the treatment and management of the adolescent who has been a victim of sexual assault. This new information mandates an updated knowledge base for pediatricians who care for adolescent patients. This statement provides that update, focusing on sexual assault and rape in the adolescent population.
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