news items – Casey Anthony, domestic violence, polygamy case, Jewish community sexual abuse

This week there were more articles on the Casey Anthony case and child abuse prevention efforts, domestic violence information, the Warren Jeffs polygamy case, sexual abuse in the Jewish community, severe abuse cases not noticed by the authorities and trauma and dissociation.

In wake of Caylee Anthony court case, let’s refocus on ending child abuse  http://www.pennlive.com/editorials/index.ssf/2011/07/communities_can_help_prevent_a.html

WI lawmakers look to pass “Caylee’s Law”
http://www.wqow.com/story/15182706/wi-lawmakers-look-to-pass-caylees-law

Casey Anthony /Casey Alleges Family Abuse, Chloroform Use In Jail Letters cfnews13.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pM36-UNP8wI

Video vault: The case against Casey Anthonyhttp://www.cfnews13.com/article/news/2011/june/257670/

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Facts (NCADV)
One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime.
http://www.ncadv.org/files/Massachusetts.pdf

Warren Jeffs Case: Polygamist Leader Fires Lawyers, Represents Himself In Bizarre First Day Of Child Sex Assault Trial

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/29/warren-jeffs-case-polygamist-leader-fires-lawyers_n_913008.html

Tempest in the Temple – Jewish Communities and Child Sex Scandals http://www.dartmouth.edu/~upne/1-58465-671-9.html

Rabbinical court opens sex abuse debate in orthodox community http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Rabbinical+court+opens+abuse+debate+orthodox+community/5162525/story.html

describes severe abuse
California, Texas agencies all failed to rescue Lilly Manning
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/07/31/3806037/california-texas-agencies-all.html

article describes severe and graphic abuse
Ame Deal, Arizona 10-Year-Old, Killed By Family For Taking Popsicle: Police
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/29/ame-deal-killed-over-popsicle_n_913646.html

Trauma and Dissociation in China
Pathological dissociation is more frequent in more traumatized subsamples of the Chinese population. The findings are not consistent with the sociocognitive, contamination, or iatrogenic models of dissociative identity disorder. http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/163/8/1388
full text at http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/reprint/163/8/1388.pdf

National inquiry sought over missing and murdered aboriginal women
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/National+inquiry+sought+over+missing+murdered+aboriginal+women/5180377/story.html

US Child Maltreatment 2009 Statistics
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/pubs/cm09/cm09.pdf

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