Although boys are sexually abused as well as girls, the research done so far to date is mostly based on girls.
Sexual abuse of boys is equally as important as that of girls.
It had been a week since her dad shoved her into the wall, but her finger still hurt a lot.
Amy hated the way her dad called her names and accused her of all sorts of things she didn't do, especially after he had been drinking.
Physical abuse is often the most easily recognized form of abuse.It is abuse because it does not take into consideration the needs or wishes of the child, rather meeting the needs of the `caretaker' at the child's expense...incest can be seen as the imposition of sexually inappropriate acts, or acts with sexual overtones, by - or any use of a minor child to meet the sexual or sexual/emotional needs of one or more persons who derive authority through ongoing emotional bonding with that child." (Blume, 1990, p.4) This definition expands the traditional definition of incest to include sexual abuse by anyone who has authority or power over the child.Such phenomena as hooking up and lavaliering are widely prominent among university and college students.Hooking up is a world wide phenomenon that involves two individuals having a sexual encounter without interest in commitment.Amy's finger was so swollen that she couldn't get her ring off.