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Judy Cashmore


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Research report

19 Jun 2017

The purpose of this research was to establish a means of differentiating between types of institutions in terms of level of risk of child sexual abuse according to the characteristics of the institution and the kinds of activities that it organises. It draws on the existing research concerning...

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29 Aug 2016

Children and young people who have been sexually abused sometimes disclose that abuse soon after the event or events occurred, or at least later during childhood. However, many children and young people do not tell anyone about the abuse until decades later, long after they reach adulthood. An...

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31 May 2013

Child sexual abuse is a serious concern for the community and the criminal justice system and is now the subject of three major inquiries in Australia.

The circumstances in which children have been and are sexually abused within social institutions, the impact of this abuse, and the...

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Research report

05 Feb 2013

This paper reviews recent Australian and international research on the long-term effects of child sexual abuse. Information is presented on what is known about the impact on mental health, behaviour problems, suicide, risk taking, personal relationships, criminality, and physical health, as well...

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08 Jul 2010

 

This research was commissioned in 2009 and conducted by the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Family Studies and the University of Sydney. The project surveyed a broad sample of parents and children about...

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