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Sexual-related crime issues, including pedophilia, child pornography, rape and sexual assault, date rape, incest and stalking.
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  3. Prostitution (3)
  4. Rape and Sexual Assault (14)

Does Sex Offender Registration Deter Crime?
Sex offender laws may make us feel safer, but two research studies of these laws found they really do not do much to protect the public.

The Elizabeth Smart Case
Photos of the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case.

Discussing Sexual Abuse With Your Child
Talking to children about sexual abuse can be a difficult subject for parents to address. What successful approach did you take with your child when discussing sexual abuse?

Photographs of Operation FALCON III
Photographs from one of the largest fugitive sweeps targeted at violent sex offenders in the U.S.

More Than 1,100 Sex Offenders Arrested
A seven-day nationwide fugitive roundup led by the USMS and hundreds of partners from state, local and other federal agencies led to the arrests of 9,037 individuals.

Dishonor Roll - Women Arrested for Indecent Behavior With Kids
A photo gallery of female teachers, mothers and caregivers who have been charged with anything from inappropriate behavior with minors to having sex with young students.

Myths About Sexual Assault
Victims of sexual assault often experience an overwhelming feeling of vulnerability, violation, and powerless. Many blame themselves, reliving the experience to see how they could have changed the outcome.

History of Megan's Law
Megan's Law is a federal law passed in 1996 that authorizes local law enforcement agencies to notify the public about convicted sex offenders living, working or visiting their communities.

Profile of a Pedophile
The pedophile can be anyone but there are some characteristics that many of these predators share that offer indicators to adults that their child may be in danger.

The Facts About Child Sex Tourism
Persons who travel from their own country to a foreign country to engage in a commercial sex act with a child is increasing at an alarming rate.

FAQs About Sexual Assault and Abuse
Protecting your child from sexual assault or helping your child if they have been sexually abused can be traumatic and confusing. Many people share the same questions and concerns. Here are the frequently asked question about the topic with sounds answers to help.

Victimization is Increasing
Frequently asked questions about children and sexual abuse.

Helping Victims of Sexual Assault
Frequently asked questions about children and sexual abuse.

Recovering From Sexual Assault
Frequently asked questions about children and sexual abuse.

Reporting Sexual Abuse
Frequently asked questions about children and sexual abuse.

Suspecting Someone of Sexual Abuse
Frequently asked questions about children and sexual abuse.

Talking About the Abuse
Frequently asked questions about children and sexual abuse.

Child Victims and Court
Frequently asked questions about children and sexual abuse.

Recognizing Sexual Abuse
How can I tell if my child is a victim of abuse?

Becoming Overprotective with Children
Is my child partially to blame for the abuse?

Blaming the Child
Is my child partially to blame for the abuse?

Child Recovery After Abuse
Will my child ever recover?

Handling the Fact That Your Child Is A Victim
Should you believe allegations about sexual assault?

Sexual Allegations - To Believe or Not Believe
Should you believe allegations about sexual assault?

Identifying Sex Offenders
How can someone identify a sex offender?

Talking to Your Child About Sexual Abuse
Are you afraid to talk to your child about the potential threat of sexual abuse?

911 Call Transcript - Finding Samantha Runnion's Body
The transcript of the 911 call made by the distraught man that discovered the body of Samantha Runnion on a mountainous road.

Protect Yourself Against Sexual Assault
Sexual assault is any unwanted, nonconsensual, forced sexual contact or activity which purpose is to control and or humiliate another person. It can include acts of touching, kissing exhibitionism, and intercourse — anal, vaginal or oral.

Helping a Rape Survivor
What can you do to help a survivor of rape? This article by Women's Health Guide Tracee Comfroth explores what the victim has been through and is going through.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects Sexual Abusers
Adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse were stunned at the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case of Stogner v California. Guide, Doug Larsen, has the details.

What is Incest?
Incest can include inappropriate touching, display of genitalia, and sexual intercourse. No matter what state or country you live in, there are strong laws and swift reactions to protect victims of child sexual abuse and incest.

Women Arrested for Indecent Behavior With Kids 2014
A teacher fro Briton, New York was arrested and accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student.

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