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Five Kinds of Child Abuse
Going Public
Chapter One
Poet's Corner
Photo Gallery
Art Gallery
My Story
Five Kinds of Child Abuse
S.M.A.R.T. Presentations

Do You Recognize Any of These?  Have you experienced any of them?

Not providing adequate basic necessities of food, clothing, shelter or attention
Physical Abuse
Physical maltreatment, burning, biting, hitting, punching, kicking
Emotional Abuse
Verbal or emotional assault, withholding adequate nurturing, close confinement or isolation
Sexual Abuse
Sexual molestation, inappropriate touch, words or looks, incest and exploitation for prostitution or pornography
Ritualistic Abuse
An extreme sadistic form of abuse of children and non-adults.  It is methodical, systmatic sexual, physical, emotional and spiritual abuse, which often includes mind control, torture, and highly illegal and immoral activities such as murder, child pornography and prostitution.  The abuse is justified by a religious or political ideology.  (See