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Human Trafficking: An International Concern

In 2013 the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution which established July 30 as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of human trafficking and for the promotion and protection of their rights.” Human trafficking permeates through every country as they may be an origin, transit, or […]

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International Nonbinary People’s Day

Nonbinary is an umbrella term for gender identities that fall outside or between the binary of male to female. People that identify as nonbinary often use pronouns that are not gendered (eg they/them/theirs). However, they may also identify as being both man and woman, in between the 2, or completely outside of the binary. Many […]

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Child Abuse Prevention

The month of April is not only Sexual Assault Awareness month, but it is also National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Within the past year, at least 1 in 7 children have experienced child abuse or neglect. However, as with a lot of different types of abuse, this may be an inaccurate number, as many cases […]

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Teen Dating Violence

For adolescents, health care professionals can be essential in the recognition and treatment of abuse. Therefore, it’s important for those who work with teenagers and young adults to understand the prevalence of dating violence. Discovering teen dating violence in its early stages can prevent re-victimization and equip teenagers with the knowledge of what is (and […]

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Campus Sexual Violence

Sexual violence is a pervasive issue on college campuses. About 13% of all students in the United States have experienced some form of sexual assault during their enrollment.                     What is sexual violence? As explained in STM Learning’s Sexual Assault Victimization Across the Life Span, Second […]

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Abuse Risks for Children with Disabilities

About 15% of the world’s population (measuring those aged 15 years or older) live with some form of disability. Around 95 million children under the age of 14 are estimated to have a disability.  Due to a number of factors, children with disabilities may be more vulnerable to maltreatment, including medical neglect and sexual violence. According […]

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Debunking Myths about Child Abuse

Stories of child abuse often appear in the news, each one as disturbing and heartbreaking as the next. Through these reports, along with the portrayal of abusive scenarios in other forms of media, many people may have certain assumptions regarding the circumstances in which abuse tends to occur.  However, these depictions of abuse are not […]

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The Epidemic of Elder Sexual Abuse

One form of maltreatment that is widely believed to be underreported is the sexual abuse of elderly adults. Elders who live in longtime care facilities are particularly vulnerable when their health conditions prevent them from being able to give consent or disclose their abuse. As discussed in STM Learning’s Medical Response to Adult Sexual Assault, […]

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Abusive Head Injuries in Children

Head injuries can occur in children for a variety of reasons; they could be the result of an accident, like falling down the stairs, or they could be caused by medical ailments. In some cases of pediatric head trauma, however, abuse may be a factor. Defining Abusive Head Trauma The CDC considers abusive head trauma […]

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Failure to Thrive

What is “Failure to Thrive?” As a child ages, doctors use certain standards determine normal growth. These include height and weight categories the child should fall into depending on their age, ethnicity, and biological sex. While what is considered “normal” can definitely vary, a child’s lack of certain developmental conditions could be an indicator of […]

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