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Kerryann Walsh

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

Although prevalence studies show girls are more frequently sexually abused than boys, a significant proportion of boys also experience child sexual abuse (CSA). The challenges for public policy are amplified for boys due to less developed public and professional sensitisation to boys’ experiences, conceptions of...
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Scoping study for research into prevalence of child sexual abuse in Australia

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Royal Commission) is inquiring into how institutions have engaged with and responded to allegations and instances of institutional child sexual abuse. Key to this inquiry is the need to generate an understanding of the...
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Child abuse and neglect: a socio-legal study of mandatory reporting in Australia (report prepared for the Victorian government)

This report for the Vicotria Department of Human Services is volume 8 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'. This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter groups in every...
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Child abuse and neglect: a socio-legal study of mandatory reporting in Australia (report prepared for the Federal Department of Social Services)

This report for the Australian Government Department of Social Services is volume 1 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'. This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter groups in...
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Child abuse and neglect: a socio-legal study of mandatory reporting in Australia (report prepared for the West Australian government)

This report for the Western Australia Department for Child Protection and Support is volume 9 of 'Child Abuse And Neglect: A Socio-legal Study of Mandatory Reporting in Australia'. This study aims to explore trends in the reporting of child abuse and neglect by different reporter...