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International Resources

Below is a collection of articles, government documents, reports, websites, and more from around the world. They are from government agencies, NGOs, and other research agencies and include resources in languages other than English. The National Children’s Advocacy Center cannot verify the veracity of evidence upon which the listed resources are based. Listing of documents here should not be interpreted as validation or recommendation. The resources are listed first by general international, then by continent, followed by country. Reources are listed alphabetically under each heading.

You may also locate resources by entering the name of the country or continent into the CALiO™Collections search box.

Global

International

 A systematic review of universal campaigns targeting child physical abuse prevention

Association between adult drug abuse and childhood maltreatment in students attending seven universities in five countries in Latin America and one country in the Caribbean

Bottom-up approaches to strengthening child protection systems: placing children, families, and communities at the center.

Bridging the gaps: A global review of intersections of violence against women and violence against children

Building an economic case for a child-friendly justice” Special Workshop WORKSHOP REPORT

Building Child Welfare Response to Child Trafficking

Bullying and sexual abuse and their association with harmful behaviours, antidepressant use and health-related quality of life in adulthood: A population-based study in South Australia 

Child-Friendly Practices: Is it Possilbe? and How? 

Child Maltreatment Infographic

Child maltreatment prevention: A systematic review of reviews

Child Maltreatment Typologies and Intimate Partner Violence Findings From a Danish National Study of Young Adults

Child Pornography: Model Legislation & Global Review

Child Protection Model Law: Best Practices-Protection of Children from Neglect, Abuse, Maltreatment, and Exploitation

Child Sexual Abuse Material: Model Legislation & Global Review Ninth ed

Children’s Advocacy Center Philosophy and Model

Children with disabilities more likely to experience violence..

Chronic child abuse and domestic violence: children and families with long‐term and complex needs 

Commonwealth Internet Governance Forum: A Joint Report on Online Child Protection Combatting Child Sexual Abuse Material on the Internet

Compendium of United Nations Standards and Norms in Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Comprehensive Legal Approaches to Combat Child Pornography

Convention on the Rights of the Child

 Corporal punishment-archaic or reasonable discipline method?

Counting Pennies: A review of official development assistance to end violence against children

Cryptocurrency and the BlockChain: Technical Overview and Potential Impact on Commercial Child Sexual Exploitation

Current prevalence of child sexual abuse world-wide: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Dating and relationship violence among 16-19 year olds in England and Wales: a cross-sectional study of victimization

Detection of child exploiting chats from a mixed chat dataset as text classification task

Development of quality care standards in welfare services for child victims of commercial sexual exploitation

Digital Child

The Digital Economy: Potential, Perils, and Promises

Discipline by parents and child psychopathology. The International Handbook of Psychopathic Disorders and the Law

Economic dimensions of Interpersonal violence

Economics of child trafficking (part II)

Effectiveness of Boards of Directors in Nonprofit Organizations 

Empowering young people who experienced domestic violence and abuse: the development of a group therapy intervention

Ending Violence in Childhood. Global Report 2017

Finding the way out: A non-dichotomous understanding of violence and depression resilience of adolescents who are exposed to family violence

Framing Implementation: A Supplement to Child Pornography: Model Legislation & Global Review 

 Global Fight against Child Trafficking: How Can It Be Won?

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children

Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) 

Global plan of action to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2014

Global status report on violence prevention 2014

Guidelines for Policymakers on Child Online Protection

Handbook for Professionals and Policymakers on justice in matters involving child victims and witnesses of crime

Historical Development of the Laws Relating to Child Sexual Exploitation Prior to the Passing of the UNCRC in 1989

Implementing child maltreatment prevention programmes: What the experts say

Individual, family, and culture level contributions to child physical abuse and neglect: A longitudinal study in nine countries

In Loco Aequitatis: The Dangers of “Safe Harbor” Laws for Youth in the Sex Trades

Intercountry adoption as child trafficking

International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

International and internet child sexual abuse and exploitation. Project Report

International epidemiology of child sexual abuse: A continuation of Finkelhor (1994)

 International Legislative Efforts to Combat Child Sex Tourism: Evaluating the Council of Europe Convention on Commercial Child Sexual Exploitation

 International Police Operations Against Online Child Pornography

ISPCAN Medical Curriculum

Long-Term Health Consequences of Child Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, and Neglect: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Measuring and monitoring national prevalence of child maltreatment: A practical handbook

Moving beyond supply and demand catchphrases: Assessing the uses and limitations of demand-based approaches in anti-trafficking

Online child sex solicitation: Exploring the feasibility of a research “sting

Online Grooming of Children for Sexual Purposes: Model Legislation & Global Review First ed

Parental Discipline Defense in New Zealand: The Potential Impact of Reform in Civil Proceedings

Presentation: Comprehensive Services of the Barnahus

Preventing and Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA): A Model National Response

Progress for Children: A Report Card on Child Protection

Promoting Research to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Summary Report

Puppet on a string: The urgent need to cut children free from sexual exploitation

Relationships between violence in childhood and educational outcomes: A global systematic review and meta-analysis

Sexploitation of Children: Exploratory analysis of data availability and reliability

Sexting: A new form of victimless crime?

Sexting in Schools and Colleges: Responding to incidents and safeguarding young people

Sexting Legislation in the United States and Abroad: A Call for Uniformity

Shining a spotlight on sexual violence against children in conflict

Socio demographic configuration of the sex labour trade in Banladesh: Income expenditure portfolio of the sex workers

Sport, Children’s Rights, and Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook on Global Issues and Local Programmes

Studies in Child Protection: Sexual Extortion and Nonconsensual Pornography

 Studies in Child Protection: Technology-Facilitated Child Sex Trafficking

Supporting ALL victims of violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation: Guidance for health providers

Taking prevention seriously: Developing a comprehensive response to child trafficking and sexual exploitation

Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

The Link

The neglect of child neglect: a meta-analytic review of the prevalence of neglect.

The NetClean Report 2016

The Voice of the Child in Child Protection: Whose Voice?

Trafficking in Persons Report 2011

Trafficking in Persons Report 2012

Understanding agency and resistance strategies (UNARS): Children’s Experiences of Domestic Violence

UNICEF

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (GIFT)

Using a Clinic-based Screening Tool for Primary Care Providers to Identify Commercially Sexually Exploited Children

Women and children in the global sex trade

World Report on Violence against Children

WPA guidance on the protection and promotion of mental health in children of persons with severe mental disorders

Young Adults Victimized as Children or Adolescents: Relationships Between Perpetrator Patterns, Poly-Victimization, and Mental Health Problems

 

 Continental

Australia and New Zealand

A review of literature on child prostitution

A Social Identity Approach to Understanding Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Allegations

A typology of online child pornography offending

Abusive head trauma and accidental head injury: A 20-year comparative study of referrals to a hospital child protection team

Addressing concerns about child maltreatment in schools: A brief research report on social work involvement in reporting processes

Adolescent stalking: offence characteristics and effectiveness of intervention orders

Adverse childhood experiences and adult risk factors for age-related disease: Depression, inflammation, and clustering of metabolic risk markers

Assessing the effectiveness of school-based sexual abuse prevention programs

Audit of child maltreatment medical assessments in a culturally diverse, metropolitan setting

Audit of primary school-based sexual abuse prevention policy and curriculum: Volumes 1 to 5

Biologising parenting: Neuroscience discourse, English social and public health policy and understandings of the child

Child Abuse and Family Violence in Aboriginal Communities-Exploring Child Sexual Abuse in Western Australia

Child maltreatment and adolescent mental health problems in a large birth cohort

Child maltreatment as a risk factor for opioid dependence: Comparison of family characteristics and type and severity of child maltreatment with a matched control group

Childhood maltreatment predicts adult inflammation in a life-course study

Child Protection and Vulnerable Families: Trends and Issues in the Australian Context

Child sexual abuse: The final report of the Australian Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse and access to justice for civil claims: time to reform the Limitation of Actions Act 1974 (Qld)

Child sexual abuse in Queensland: Offender characteristics and modus operandi

Cluster randomised-control trial for an Australian child protection education program: Study protocol for the Learn to be safe with Emmy and friends

Components of effective cross-agency responses to abuse – A report for the NSW Ombudsman’s Office

Cost of Child Abuse in Australia

Criminalising Institutional Failures to Prevent, Identify or React to Child Sexual Abuse

Cumulative harm and chronic child maltreatment

Dissociation, shame, complex PTSD, child maltreatment and intimate relationship self-concept in dissociative disorder, chronic PTSD and mixed psychiatric groups

Does breastfeeding protect against substantiated child abuse and neglect? A 15-year cohort study

Does grooming facilitate the development of Stockholm syndrome? The social work practice implications

Educating early childhood care and education providers to improve knowledge and attitudes about reporting child maltreatment: A randomized controlled trial

Elevated inflammation levels in depressed adults with a history of childhood maltreatment

Ethical and safe: Research with children about domestic violence

Exploring family violence: Links between child maltreatment and domestic violence

Family relationships and the disclosure of institutional child sexual abuse

Final Report Volume IV: The Paedophile Inquiry

Framework for historical influences on institutional child sexual abuse: 1950–2014

Gender differences in the association between childhood sexual abuse and risky sexual behaviours: A systematic review and meta-analysis A comprehensive review of the literature on the impact of exposure to intimate partner violence on children and youth

Grooming and child sexual abuse in institutional contexts

Help-seeking needs and gaps for preventing child sexual abuse

Impacts of institutional child sexual abuse: A rapid review of the evidence

Inside out: An organisational map for primary violence

Interagency Collaboration: Part A- What is it, what does it look like, when is it needed and what supports it?

Interagency Collaboration: Part B-Does collaboration benefit children and Families? Exploring the evidence

Intrafamilial adolescent sex offenders: Psychological profiles and treatment 

Key Elements of Child Safe Organisations – Research Study Final Report

Long-term effects of child sexual abuse

Mandatory reporting of child abuse

Mandatory Reporting Laws and Identification of Child Abuse and Neglect: Consideration of Differential Maltreatment Types, and a Cross-Jurisdictional Analysis of Child Sexual Abuse Reports

Minimization of childhood maltreatment is common and consequential: Results from a large, multinational sample using the childhood trauma questionnaire

Motivational capacities after prolonged interpersonal childhood trauma in institutional settings in a sample of Austrian adult survivors

Multiagency Investigation & Support Team (MIST) Pilot: Evaluation Report

National Comparison of Cross-Agency Practice in Investigating and Responding to Severe Child Abuse – A Report for the NSW Ombudsman’s Office (Report 1 of 2)

Optimising implementation of reforms to better prevent and respond to child sexual abuse in institutions: Insights from public health, regulatory theory, and Australia’s Royal Commission

Our safety counts: Children and young people’s perceptions of safety and institutional responses to their safety concerns

Particularisation of Child Abuse Offences: Common Problems when Questioning Child Witnesses  

Pathway to justice: Examining the attrition of child sexual abuse cases

Physical Punishment by Parents: The New Zealand Reform”

Pornography as a Public Health Issue: Promoting Violence and Exploitation of Children, Youth, and Adults

Principles of Trauma-informed approaches to child sexual abuse: A discussion paper

Prospectively ascertained child maltreatment and its association with DSM-IV mental disorders in young adults

Quantity of documentation of maltreatment risk factors in injury-related paediatric hospitalisations

Reliability of routinely collected hospital data for child maltreatment surveillance

Remaking collective knowledge: An analysis of the complex and multiple effects of inquiries into historical institutional child abuse

Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into Child Protection Services in NSW

Reports of child sexual abuse of boys and girls: Longitudinal trends over a 20-year period in Victoria, Australia

Responding to children and young people’s disclosures of abuse

Review of evidence for primary prevention of child abuse and neglect (including child sexual abuse)

Risk profiles for institutional child sexual abuse

Small Talk: Identifying communication problems in maltreated children

Stalking among juveniles  

Stalking, and social and romantic functioning among adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder  

The Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: Dreaming of Child Safe Organisations?

Suffer the Teenage Children: Child Sexual Abuse in Church Communities

The child abuse lottery—will the doctor suspect and report? Physician attitudes towards and reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect

The dynamics of disclosure of child sexual victimization: Implications for investigation and prosecution

The link between child maltreatment and adolescent offending: Systems neglect of adolescents 

The lived experience of non-offending mothers in cases of intrafamilial child sexual abuse: Towards a preliminary model of loss, trauma and recovery

The stability of child abuse reports: A longitudinal study of the reporting behaviour of young adults

The role of home-visiting programs in preventing child abuse and neglect

The Use and Effectiveness of Restorative Justice in Criminal Justice Systems Following Child Sexual Abuse or Comparable Harm

Tort Liability of Churches for Clergy Child Abuse after the Royal Commission: Implications of Developments in the Law of Vicarious Liability and Non-Delegable Duty

Trauma-informed care in child/family welfare services

Understanding Indigenous family violence in the context of human rights agenda

Using resilience to reconceptualise child protection workforce capacity

Using routinely collected hospital data for child maltreatment surveillance: issues, methods and patterns

Vicarious trauma, secondary traumatic stress or simply burnout? Effect of trauma therapy on mental health professionals

What is known about initial teacher education for child protection? A protocol for a systematic scoping review

Where to From Here for the Catholic Church- Recommendations 94 and 95 of the Redress and Civil Litigation Report

Who Abuses Children?

 

Country

Austria

 

Brazil

A experiência da Comarca de Abaetetuba na oitiva de crianças e adolescentes em situação de violência física e sexual

Association of child maltreatment and psychiatric diagnosis in Brazilian children and adolescents

Association of intrafamilial violence against children with symptoms of atopic and non-atopic asthma: A cross-sectional study in Salvador, Brazil

Child, neglect and oral health

Child sexual abuse in southern Brazil and associated factors: A population based study

Childhood depression: Exploring the association between family violence and other psychosocial factors in low-income Brazilian schoolchildren

Childhood Brazil. Special Testimony Project.

Childhood adversity and adult onset of Hypertension in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Childhood sexual abuse and indicators of immune activity: A systematic review

Cognitive behavioral group therapy for sexually abused girls

Consent and vulnerability: Some intersections between child sexual abuse and the trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation

Factors associated with child sexual abuse confirmation at forensic examinations Associations between inadequate parenting practices and behavioral problems in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Lessons learned from 30 years of coordinating the multidisciplinary response to child abuse-Children’s Advocacy Centers. Portuguese translation

National Children’s Advocacy Center’s Forensic Interview Structure-Portuguese translation

Possibilities for addressing child abuse in systematized nursing consultations

Pro Paz por Uma Cultura de Paz

Resposta Multidisciplinar ao Abuso e á  Exploração de Croanças e Adolescentes

The dentist as a child abuse informer: A case report. Revista Científica do CRO-RJ 

Canada

A Complex Multimodal 4-Week Residential Treatment Program Significantly Reduces PTSD Symptoms in Child Sexual Abuse Victims: The Be Brave Ranch

A Critical Examination of Child Protection Initiatives in Sport Contexts

A Systematic Review of Childhood Maltreatment Assessments in Population-Representative Surveys Since 1990

An examination of trends in child sexual abuse investigations in Ontario over time

Approach to evaluation of sexual assault in children. Experience of a secondary-level regional pediatric sexual assault clinic

Assessment of the quality of the childhood physical abuse measure in the National Population Health Survey

Building research capacity in child welfare in Canada

Burnout, psychological morbidity, job satisfaction, and stress: A survey of Canadian hospital based child protection professionals

Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect. 2000

Child abuse in a disciplinary context: A typology of violent family environments

Child maltreatment: Evidence review for newly arriving immigrants and refugees

Child sexual abuse as a risk factor for teen dating violence: Findings from a representative sample of Quebec youth

Child welfare response to child sexual abuse: too much or not enough?

Child and parent characteristics associated with Canadian parents’ reports of spanking

Childhood maltreatment as a risk factor for diabetes: Findings from a population-based survey of Canadian adults

Children’s Sexual Behaviours: A Parent’s Guide

Concerted Practice-Based Actions in Intimate Partner and Family Violence: When the Children’s Well-Being Is the Central Concern

Correlates of joint child protection and police child sexual abuse investigations: results from the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect-2008

Development of a Policy‐Relevant Child Maltreatment Research Strategy

Does differential response make a difference: examining domestic violence cases in child protection services

Does mandatory reporting legislation increase contact with child protection?–a legal doctrinal review and an analytical examination

Educational neglect: Understanding 20 years of child welfare trends

Emotional and sexual correlates of child sexual abuse as a function of self-definition status

Ethical approach to genital examination of children

Examining the Relationship between Economic Hardship and Child Maltreatment Using Data from the Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect-2013 (OIS-2013)

Exploring alternate specifications to explain agency-level effects in placement decisions regarding aboriginal children: Further analysis of the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect Part B

From the Zone of Risk to the Zone of Resilience

Gender moderates the relationship between childhood abuse and internalizing and substance use disorders later in life: A cross-sectional analysis

Implications of Parenting Behaviour and Adolescent Attachment for Understanding Adolescent Sexting

Individual-level factors related to better mental health outcomes following child maltreatment among adolescents

Interventions that Foster Healing Among Sexually Exploited Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review

Is child sexual abuse declining in Canada? Results from nationally representative retrospective surveys

L’absence de considération pour la notion de genre dans l’intervention auprès des enfants manifestant des comportements sexuels

 La victimisation, une norme dans la vie des jeunes au Québec?problématiques et auprès de leurs parents

Leveraging Visibility, Gaining Capital? Social Media Use in the Fight Against Child Abusers: The Case of The Judge Beauce

L’intervention psychosociale et la violence envers les enfants: Une réflexion critique sur la pratique québécoise

Mandated reporters’ experiences with reporting child maltreatment: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies Longitudinal associations between types of childhood trauma and suicidal behavior among substance users: A cohort study

Measuring childhood maltreatment to predict early-adult psychopathology: Comparison of prospective informant-reports and retrospective self-reports

Nature and severity of physical harm caused by child abuse and neglect: results from the Canadian Incidence Study

Neglect, educational success, and young people in out-of-home care: Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses

Opportunities for prevention and intervention with young children: Lessons from the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect

Patterns of reporting by health care and nonhealth care professionals to child protection services in Canada

Polyvictimization and victimization of children and youth: Results from a populational survey

Prevalence of child physical and sexual abuse in the community: results from the Ontario Health Supplement

Prevalence of Sexual Abuse by K-12 School Personnel in Canada, 1997–2017 

Prevalence of teen dating victimization among a representative sample of high school students in Quebec

Preventive health care, 2000 update: Prevention of child maltreatment

Profils des consommateurs de pornographie juvénile arrêtés au Québec: l’explorateur, le pervers et le polymorph

Relationship between child abuse exposure and reported contact with child protection organizations: Results from the Canadian Community Health Survey

Rethinking Compassion Fatigue Through the Lens of Professional Identity The Case of Child-Protection Workers

Risk of firearm injuries among children and youth of immigrant families

The relationship between child protection contact and mental health outcomes among Canadian adults with a child abuse history

Secondary Traumatic Stress: The Hidden Trauma in Child and Youth Counsellors

Slapping and spanking in childhood and its association with lifetime prevalence of psychiatric disorders in a general population sample

Substantiated reports of child maltreatment from the Canadian incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect 2008: Examining child and household characteristics and child functional impairment

Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: Examining the Potential Impact of Direct and Indirect Forms of Childhood Maltreatment

Suicide Prevention in Child Welfare: The Quebec Experience

Taxinomie des besoins des enfants dont les mauvais traitements ou les troubles de comportement ont été jugés fondés par la direction de la protection de la jeunesse

The medical assessment of bruising in suspected child maltreatment cases: A clinical perspective

The Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre: Social Return on Investment Study

The spread of substance use and delinquency between adolescent twins

What victims of crime can expect from the criminal justice system: Victims of crime protocol

Germany

A prevalence-based approach to societal costs occurring in consequence of child abuse and neglect

Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Consequences on Neurobiological, Psychosocial, and Somatic Conditions Across the Lifespan

Child Abuse and Neglect: Diagnosis and Management

Child protection: A universal concern and a permanent challenge in the field of child and adolescent mental health 

Childhood adversities and distress-the role of resilience in a representative sample

 Frequency of child maltreatment in a representative sample of the German population

Generalverdacht und sexueller Missbrauch in Kitas: Bausteine für ein Schutzkonzept1

How adverse childhood experiences relate to single and multiple health risk behaviours in German public university students: a cross-sectional analysis

Interpersonal trauma and associated psychopathology in girls and boys living in residential care

Kindheit, Sexualität und die Rolle der Medien

Kinder und Jugendliche mit problematischem sexuellen Verhalten in (teil-) stationären Hilfen zur Erziehung

Medizinische Diagnostik bei körperlicher Kindesmisshandlung

Medizinische, kriminalistische und juristische Aspekte von begutachteten Kindesmisshandlungen am Zentrum der Rechtsmedizin Frankfurt (1994-1999).

Missbrauch, Misshandlung, Vernachlässigung

Misshandlung und Vernachlässigung von Kindern–Diagnose und Vorgehen

Münchhausen-by-proxy-Syndrom als Kindesmisshandlung

Patterns of childhood abuse and neglect in a representative German population sample

Phänomenologische, kriminologische und epidemiologische Aspekte der Kindesmisshandlung im Großraum Hamburg. Eine retrospektive Analyse der klinisch rechtsmedizinischen Untersuchungen 1988 bis 2004

Preventing Sexual Abuse of Children and Adolescents with Disabilities–Evaluation Results of a Prevention Training for University Students

Psychiatric impact of organized and ritual child sexual abuse: Cross-sectional findings from individuals who report being victimized

Sexualle Mishandlungen sind so häufig wie Asthma; Emotional vernachlässigte Kinder leiden besonders oft unter Gewalt – bei sexuellen Misshandlungen, Die Symptome

Sexueller Kindesmissbrauch und Internet: Zwischen Prävention und Kriminalität

Und wenn irgendwie ein Problem auftaucht, ein ernstes volles Problem, also ganz helfen können sie dir auch nicht aus dem Problem, aber man kann

Wirksamkeit von Maßnahmen zur Prävention und Intervention im Fall sexueller Gewalt gegen Kinder 

Wirksamkeit von Präventionsmaßnahmen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen

Women with exposure to childhood interpersonal violence without psychiatric diagnoses show no signs of impairment in general functioning, quality of life and sexuality

 

Greenland

 

India

Adolescent male peer sexual abuse: An issue often neglected

Analysis of Existing Legal Framework on Trafficking for CSEC

An epidemiological overview of child sexual abuse

Attitude of Parents, Teachers and Students towards Corporal Punishment

Can positive parenting program (Triple P) be useful to prevent child maltreatment?

Child Maltreatment in the Indian Context

Child Online Protection in India

Child sexual abuse in India: A systematic review

Child sexual abuse: Issues & concerns

Child Sexual Abuse: Management and Prevention, and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Childhood Psychological Abuse and Mental Health of Youth

Defining and measuring vulnerability in young people

Development of the SAFE Checklist Tool for Assessing Site-Level Threats to Child Protection: Use of Delphi Methods and Application to Two Sites in India

Gender (in) differences in prevalence and incidence of traumatic experiences among orphaned and separated children living in five low-and middle-income countries

Maltreatment experiences as predictors of self-esteem and psychiatric morbidity among sheltered homeless adolescents Changing livelihood, disaster and human trafficking-A study of the disaster affected areas of Assam

Munchausen syndrome by proxy: An alarming face of child abuse

Prevalence of violence against children in families in Tripura and its relationship with socio-economic factors

Revenge porn by teens in the United States and India: A socio-legal analysis

Sexual offenses against children: Emerging legal responses & legislative policy making

Silence of male child sexual abuse in India: Qualitative analysis of barriers for seeking psychiatric help in a multidisciplinary unit in a general hospital

Towards protection of children against sexual abuse: No child’s play

The effect of maternal child marriage on morbidity and mortality of children under 5 in India: Cross sectional study of a nationally representative sample

Mexico

Acharya, A. K., Padilla y Sotelo, L. S., & Cervantes Niño, J. J. (2018). The Harmful Sexual and Non-Sexual Behaviors of Trafficked Women and Children in Mexico: A Study of Victims of Sexual Exploitation. Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence, 3(2), 3.

Frias, S. M., & Gómez-Zaldívar, M. (2017). Child and Adolescent Commercial Sexual Exploitation in Mexico: The Exploiters and the State. Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence, 2(4), 9.

Garrocho-Rangel, A., Márquez-Preciado, R., Olguín-Vivar, A.-I., Ruiz-Rodríguez, S., & Pozos-Guillén, A. (2015). Dentist attitudes and responsibilities concerning child sexual abuse. A review and a case report.Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry, 7(3), e428–e434.

Knaul, F. M., & Ramirez, M. A. (2005). “Family violence and child abuse in Latin America and the Caribbean: The cases of Columbia and Mexico“, IADB, Sustainable Development Department Technical Papers Series, SOC-137. 57 p.

Loza, O., Strathdee, S. A., Lozada, R., Staines, H., Ojeda, V. D., Martínez, G. A., … & Patterson, T. L. (2010). Correlates of early versus later initiation into sex work in two Mexico–US border cities. Journal of Adolescent Health, 46(1), 37-44.

Peña, F., Castillo, T., & Campo, C. (2016). Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Evaluation of the Program “Sharing Mouth to Mouth: My Body, Nobody Can Touch It”. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology,International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering, 10(5), 1612-1617

School Manual on Emergency Preparedness and Response (2010). Namibia. 64 p.

Servin, A. E., Brouwer, K. C., Gordon, L., Rocha-Jimenez, T., Staines, H., Vera-Monroy, R. B., … & Silverman, J. G. (2015). Vulnerability Factors and Pathways Leading to Underage Entry into Sex Work in two Mexican-US Border Cities.The journal of applied research on children, 6(1). 15 pp

Namibia

 

Netherlands

A longitudinal perspective on childhood adversities and onset risk of various psychiatric disorders

A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effectiveness of Family Group Conferencing in Child Welfare: Effectiveness, Moderators, and Level of FGC Completion

A screening protocol for child abuse at out-of-hours primary care locations: A descriptive study

Childhood Adversity and Adult Health: The Role of Developmental Timing and Associations With Accelerated Aging   

Child Protection Victims and the “Evil Institutions”

Child Protection Service interference in childhood and the relation with mental health problems and delinquency in young adulthood: A latent class analysis study

Clinical practice: recognizing child sexual abuse—what makes it so difficult?

Design of a prospective study on mental health and quality of life of maltreated children (ages5-16) after a report to an advice and reporting center on child abuse and neglect

Design of a quasi-experiment on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of using the child-interview intervention during the investigation following a report of child abuse and/or neglect

Detection of unsafety in families with parental and/or child developmental problems at the start of family support

Dissociation: An insufficiently recognized major feature of complex posttraumatic stress disorder

Early risk factors for being a bully, victim, or bully/victim in late elementary and early secondary education. The longitudinal TRAILS study

Educational Paper: Detection of child abuse and neglect at the emergency room

Effects of an Interactive School-Based Program for Preventing Adolescent Sexual Harassment: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Evaluation Study.

Identifying Effective Components of Child Maltreatment Interventions: A Meta-analysis

Interplay of psychosis and victimisation across the life course: a prospective study in the general population

Observer Reactions to Emotional Victims of Serious Crimes: Stereotypes and Expectancy Violations

Physical symptoms in very young children assessed for sexual abuse: A mixed method analysis from the ASAC study

Sexual abuse in very young children: A psychological assessment in the Amsterdam Sexual Abuse Case study

Speaking With and Without Words—An Analysis of Foster Children’s Expressions and Behaviors That Are Suggestive of Prior Sexual Abuse

The Effect of VoorZorg, the Dutch Nurse-Family Partnership, on Child Maltreatment and Development: A Randomized Controlled Trial

The value of a checklist for child abuse in out-of-hours primary care: to screen or not to screen

Value of systematic detection of physical child abuse at emergency rooms: A cross-sectional diagnostic accuracy study

Weakened Resilience in Parenting Self-Efficacy in Pregnant Women Who Were Abused in Childhood: An Experimental Test

South Africa

A phenomenological study of vicarious trauma experienced by caregivers working with children in a place of safety in the Western Cape

An analysis of retrospective and repeat prospective reports of adverse childhood experiences from the South African Birth to Twenty Plus cohort

An exploration of student perceptions of the risks and protective factors associated with child sexual abuse and incest in the Western Cape, South Africa

Child Prostitution and Sex Tourism (Vol. 6)

Educator sexual misconduct: Exposing or causing learners to be exposed to child pornography or pornography

Factors that influence the reporting of child sexual abuse amongst primary school teachers in South Africa: An application of the theory of planned behaviour 

Gender differences in homicide of neonates, infants, and children under 5 y in South Africa: Results from the cross-sectional 2009 National Child Homicide Study

Identification and initial care process of child victims of transnational trafficking: A social work perspective

Interrogating the Significance of Professionalism and Professional Ethics in the Teaching Profession

Kidz Clinics and Roots ‘n Shoots (1)

Redefining Resilience: A Process-centered Approach for Interventions with Child Sexual Abuse Survivors

Sexual Violence by Educators in South African Schools: Gaps in Accountability

Structural Pathways between Child Abuse, Poor Mental Health Outcomes and Male-Perpetrated Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

The impact of child sexual abuse

The prevalence of child sexual abuse in South Africa: The Optimus Study South Africa.

The perceptions of Setswana parents regarding the disclosure of child sexual abuse

The perceptions of social workers regarding the relationship between sexualized behaviour and self-nurturing amongst children in middle childhoo

Trafficking in children in South Africa: An analysis of pending legislation

 

Sweden

A quality review of Swedish Barnahus

A quality review of Swedish Barnahus-2012. Strengths and Weaknesses

Adolescent sexual health in Sweden

A critical examination of investigative methods in fifteen cases of alleged child sexual abuse in Sweden

Are stressful life events causally related to the severity of obsessive-compulsive symptoms? A monozygotic twin difference study

Alcohol and drug abuse among young adults who grew up in substitute care—Findings from a Swedish national cohort study

Bully, bullied and abused. Associations between violence at home and bullying in childhood

COLLABORATION BETWEEN PROFESSIONALS: AN EXPLORATION OF HOW CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN ARE MANAGED A case study at a Swedish Children’s Advocacy Center 

Child Sexuality and Sexual Behavior; Expert Report 2001-123-20 

Children’s actions when experiencing domestic violence

Court evaluations of young children’s testimony in child sexual abuse cases

 

Victimization, polyvictimization, and health in Swedish adolescents.

Multiple Traumas: How do they affect children and what do the children need?

Intra-Familial and Extra-Familial Child Sexual Abuse: Differences in Swedish Court Cases

Strong association between earlier abuse and revictimization in youth

Representation of multiple durations in children and adults

 

Iuti Ett Barnahus-En Kvalitetsgranskning av 23 Svenska Verksamheter

 

Prosecutors’ reflections on sexually abused preschoolers and their ability to stand trial

Evidence for a relationship between child maltreatment and absenteeism among high-school students in Sweden

 

 

Sexual debut before the age of 14 leads to poorer psychosocial health and risky behaviour in later life

Differences in sexual behavior, health, and history of child abuse among school students who had and had not engaged in sexual activity by the age of 18 years: A cross-sectional study 

Sexual offending runs in families: A 37-year nationwide study

 

 

Two Clicks Away. An analysis analysis of the offence of viewing child sexual abuse materials on the Internet

Recognition and identification of children in preschool and school who are exposed to domestic violence

 

Violence victimisation—a watershed for young women’s mental and physical health

 

The NorVold Abuse Questionnaire (NorAQ) Validation of new measures of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, and abuse in the health care system among women

Prevalence of perceived experiences of emotional, physical, sexual, and health care abuse in a Swedish male patient sample

Why Didn’t They Tell Us? On Sexual Abuse and Child Pornography

 

When children victims of sexual abuse don’t behave as we expect

Interrogating to Detect Deception and Truth: Effects of Strategic Use of Evidence

Facing suspected child abuse–what keeps Swedish general practitioners from reporting to child protective services?

 

Turkey

AÇAR, K. V. (2016). Sexual Extortion of Children in Cyberspace. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 10(2).

AÇAR, K. V. (2017). Webcam Child Prostitution: An Exploration of Current and Futuristic Methods of Detection. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, 11(1).

Çelik, İ. (2018). Can the Reason for Sexual Abuse of Children Be Inadequacy in Sexual Education?. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 6(4), 798-802.

İbiloğlu, A. O., Atlı, A., Oto, R., & Özkan, M. (2018). Çocukluk Çağı Cinsel İstismar ve Ensest Olgularına Çok Yönlü Bakış. Psikiyatride Guncel YaklasimlarCurrent Approaches in Psychiatry, 10(1), 84-98

Kar, Hakan. (2011). Sexual assault in childhood and adolescence. In Duarte Nuno Vieira (Ed.), Forensic Medicine – From old problems to new challenges. InTech. Written by a Faculty member of the Department of Forensic Medicine at Mersin University. 26 pages, with medical illustrations.

Karanfil, R., Akcan, R., & Orhan, F. O. (2011). Allegations of child sexual abuse and paranoid disorder: A report of 2 cases. Turkish Journal of Psychiatry, 22(1), 1-4.

Özlem Bağ, & Sevay Alşen (2016). Çocuğun cinsel istismarının değerlendirilmesinde yeni model: Çocuk İzlem Merkezleri. Dr. Behçet Uz Çocuk Hastalıkları ve Cerrahisi, 6(1),9-14.

Pavlović, Z., & Bijvoets, J. (2016). Situational prevention of child sexual abuse. Nauka, bezbednost, policija, 21(1), 114-132

Sener, M. T., Anci, Y., & Dursun, O. B. (2013). Significance of Healthy Family Structure in Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: A Prospective Controlled Study. Medicine Science |International Medical Journal Online first: 26 Jul, 2013. doi:10.5455/medscience.2013.02.8103

Şimşek, Ş., Yüksel, T., Kaplan, İ., Uysal, C., & Aktaş, H. (2016). The Levels of Cortisol and Oxidative Stress and DNA Damage in Child and Adolescent Victims of Sexual Abuse with or without Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Psychiatry Investigation, 13(6), 616–621.

Unlu, G., & Cakaloz, B. (2016). Effects of perpetrator identity on suicidality and nonsuicidal self-injury in sexually victimized female adolescents. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 12, 1489.

United Kingdom

A critical analysis of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services policy in England

A profile of suspected child abuse as a subgroup of major trauma patients

 A simple approach to improve recording of concerns about childmaltreatment in primary care records: Developing a quality improvement intervention

Achieving Best Evidence in Criminal Proceedings: Guidance on Interviewing Victims and Witnesses, and Using Special Measures

Advice on child internet safety 1.0 Universal guidelines for providers

An evaluation of the parents under pressure programme: A study protocol for an RCT into its clinical and cost effectiveness

Assessing childhood maltreatment and mental health correlates of disordered eating profiles in a nationally representative sample of English females

Associations of adversity in childhood and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in mid-adulthood

Beyond the Physical Incident Model: How children living with domestic violence are harmed by and resist regimes of coercive control

Beyond “witnessing”: Children’s experiences of coercive control in domestic violence and abuse

British children can be trafficked too: Towards an inclusive definition of internal child sex trafficking

Child homicide: Generating victim and suspect risk profiles

Child maltreatment as a predictor of adult physical functioning in a prospective British birth cohort

Child maltreatment and blood pressure in young adulthood

Child, neglect and oral health

Child neglect: what does it have to do with general practice?

Child Protection in Sport: Reflections on Thirty Years of Science and Activism

Child sexual abuse in Ireland: An historical and anthropological note

Child Sexual Exploitation: A study of international comparisons

Childhood adversity and midlife suicidal ideation

Childhood adversity and DNA methylation in two population-based cohorts

Childhood maltreatment and BMI trajectories to mid-adult life: Follow-up to age 50y in a British birth cohort

Childhood traumatic events and adolescent overgeneral autobiographical memory: Findings in a UK cohort

Children and young people disclosing abuse: An introduction to the research

Children’s corporeal agency and use of space in situations of domestic violence 

Children’s embodied experience of living with domestic violence: “I’d go into my panic, and shake, really bad”

Children’s experiences of domestic violence and abuse: Siblings’ accounts of relational coping

Colposcopic genital findings in prepubertal girls assessed for sexual abuse

Complex PTSD, interpersonal trauma and relational consequences: Findings from a treatment-receiving Northern Irish sample

Dead children from problem families in NE Wiltshire

Domestic violence, children’s agency and mother–child relationships: Towards a more advanced model

Early intervention in domestic violence and abuse

 

First steps: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of the Group Family Nurse Partnership (gFNP) program compared to routine care in improving outcomes for high-risk mothers and their children and preventing abuse

From Playground to Prison: The case for reviewing the age of criminal responsibility

GPs role identifying young people who self-harm: A mixed methods study

How safe are our children? The most comprehensive overview of child protection in the UK

“I Know People Think I’m a Complete Pain in the Neck”: An Examination of the Introduction of Child Protection and “Safeguarding” in English Sport from the Perspective of National Governing Body Safeguarding Lead Officers

Individual, family and abuse characteristics of 700 British child and adolescent sexual abusers

“If it’s not better, it’s not the end”: Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Gangs and Groups: one year on

Impact of adverse childhood experiences on health service use across the life course using a retrospective cohort stud

Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Gangs and Groups. Interim Report

Interpreting fractures in child maltreatment

Interventions to Improve the Response of Professionals to Children Exposed to Domestic Violence and Abuse: A Systematic Review

Lesson of the week child sexual abuse enquiries and unrecognised vulval lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

Lessons learned from the past: Legal issues arising from Ireland’s child abuse reports

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus and sexual abuse

Making paediatric assessment in suspected sexual abuse a therapeutic experience

Maternal depression during pregnancy and offspring depression in adulthood: role of child maltreatment

Measurement of Sibling Violence: A Two-Factor Model of Severity

Measuring the scale and changing nature of child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation: scoping report

Measuring mortality and the burden of adult disease associated with adverse childhood experiences in England: A national survey

Memories of childhood neglect and abuse: Corroboration in a series of sisters

Mental health service responses to human trafficking: A qualitative study of professionals’ experiences of providing care

Moving children? Child trafficking, child migration, and child rights

Non-contact ultra widefield retinal imaging of infants with suspected abusive head trauma 

Notifications for child safeguarding from an acute hospital in response to presentations to healthcare by parents

Parenting programs for the prevention of child physical abuse recurrence: A systematic review and meta-analysis 

Perspectives on female sexual offending in an Irish context

Policing online child sexual abuse

Post-mortem imaging of the infant and perinatal dura mater and superior sagittal sinus using optical coherence tomography 

Professional boundaries in teacher-pupil relationships: does the model of professional conduct in regulatory standards and codes of conduct impose teacher-pupil relationships that are pedagogically and personally limiting?

Psychological consequences of child trafficking: An historical cohort study of trafficked children in contact with secondary mental health services

Recovery-promoters: Ways that children and mothers support one another’s recoveries from domestic violence

Researching Distressing Topics: Emotional Reflexivity and Emotional Labor in the Secondary Analysis of Children and Young People’s Narratives of Abuse

Risk Factors for Severe Inter-Sibling Violence: A Preliminary Study of a Youth Forensic Sample

Safeguarding the child athlete in sport: a review, a framework and recommendations for the IOC youth athlete development model

Serotonin transporter polymorphism (5HTTLPR), severe childhood abuse and depressive symptom trajectories in adulthood

Statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

Substitute care for sexually abused and abusing children. [Executive Summary]

The health needs and healthcare experiences of young people trafficked into the UK

The management of disclosure in children’s accounts of domestic violence: Practices of telling and not telling

The Negligence Liability of Local Authorities for Failure to Protect Children from Abuse: Where to Draw the Line?

The normalization of sibling violence: Does gender and personal experience of violence influence perceptions of physical assault against siblings?

The prevalence and impact of child maltreatment and other types of victimization in the UK: Findings from a population survey of caregivers, children and young people and young adults

The relationship between poverty, child abuse and neglect: An evidence review

Threat Assessment of Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Trauma history characteristics associated with mental states at clinical high risk for psychosis

 

 “Under His Spell”: Victims’ Perspectives of Being Groomed Online

Use of the colposcope in examination for sexual abuse

Variation in recorded child maltreatment concerns in UK primary care records: A cohort study using The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database

When to suspect child maltreatment: Summary of NICE guidance

Working with a community to prevent child sexual abuse in the home

Working with fathers to improve children’s well-being: Results of a survey exploring service provision and intervention approach in the UK

‘Young people who engage in child sexual exploitation behaviours : An exploratory study

” You can trust me…” Young people going missing and at risk of, or abused through, child sexual exploitation in North Wales

 


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