The African American community has the highest rate in the U.S. of single parent homes. Statistically speaking, the children of single parents are at greatest risk of sexual and physical abuse, child rape, and child murder. Abduction into sex slavery is also a concern for these children.
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Dear Ms. HeartBeat: My stepdaughter (who is 20 about to be 21 years old) pinched my daughter (age 7) under the arm and it has bruised badly. I asked my husband to deal with it, as he is the biological parent. I was shocked to hear him say that our seven year old daughter deserved it […]
Kathy Henry, a survivor of child sexual molestation and abuse, bravely pens a letter to her mother’s boyfriend – the man who molested her repeatedly over a period of four years.
When does a parent meting out just punishment cross the line and become terrorizing, physically abusing and degrading a child? How can anyone believe such treatment of a child in a case such as this is with Creflo Dollar an appropriate form of discipline?
A survey for victims, witnesses and perpetrators of child sexual abuse in the Black community. Collecting statistical data on sexual abuse and molestation of children, and the secrecy surrounding these heinous crimes in the African American community.
Households in which children live with a single mom and a “live in” boyfriend increases a child’s risk of abuse to 8x that of children living with their married parents. Most homicides of young children are committed by family members through beatings or suffocation. Although victims include approximately equal numbers of boys and girls, offenders include a disproportionate number of women, primarily their young, single mothers.