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I'm an army wife! I have an amazing husband and 3 beautiful kids! I don't abuse my kids! I have many friends that serve that feel this page is attacking our families with no actual proof!
No matter how much we try to show facebook that the page, "Military Parents abuse their Children", is offensive they are not listening!
Help us show them that this page is attacking our soldiers for events not even proven, and that we will not allow this on our watch!
Check it out yourself at facebook.
If you read this you will see how many people are offended by this page!
Over the past 18 months it has been made nearly impossible to have any access to my 6 year old daughter, the only time I do actually get to see her is by travelling the 4 hour return journey to her school so I can be a "class helper".
I do not know where she lives
I do not have a contact phone number
She has had 45 days off school this year
I have had to fight a DVO (Domestic Violence Order) through the courts defending myself against ridiculous accusations of murder, sexual assault just to name a few! Which was I might add, successfully dismissed!
The system needs to change, parents have the right to see their children, especially loving parents. Children are not pawns in a means of controlling the other parent or causing pain.
Denying a child access to his/her parent is a form of child abuse, and this needs to be addressed and stopped. There have been so many instances where Fathers have gotten to the point of complete desperation and either committed suicide, or even worse, murder suicide.
No one has the right to deny access to their children, yet there is nothing in place to stop this from happening, over and over again.
If you are a LOVING PARENT, and believe that every child deserves the right to have both parents in their lives, please support this petition.
It will be presented to the Australian parliament, and hopefully, a child's right to see their parents can be determined by the courts, not by controlling parents with a hidden agenda of causing pain towards the other parent.
As someone who is a survivor of child abuse and severe domestic violence (along with my three children), I know all too well how the TRUTH with regard to these terrifying issues is all too often distorted.
Perpetrators wear so many different masks, they ARE CUNNING, their ability to lie to any officials designated to take on their cases IS something that HAS to be witnessed.
They ARE MALIGNANT NARCISSISTS who ensure that the persona that they sow to the outside world is one of a loving, giving almost too good to be true humanbeing.
The TRUTH however IS a very different issue, behind closed doors perpetrators ARE Jekyll and Hyde characters, their prey are made to understand that they will NEVER be believed, that they are nothing, not worthy of being loved.
Those cases that do find their way to court are documented by so called court appointed officials ( i.e. CAFCASS) who ARE so badly trained, so appallingly misinformed that their reports are written as if from a text book. They have NO REAL knowledge of what it is like to be a victim, text books do NOT contain THE FACTS.
Unless officials themselves are ( have been ) victims of child abuse or ( and ) domestic violence then they have NO REAL KNOWLEDGE as to what they are dealing with.
The legal system in this country is so badly flawed, so terribly outdated that it is laughable,....however the victims are not laughing.
Give victims of child abuse and domestic violence a public voice.
'Britain’s most sadistic mother' will be let out of jail next month (July) – and will be re-homed just miles from the adopted children, (Victoria, Christopher and Alloma) she brutally tortured for nearly 20 years.
Eunice Spry, now 70, was originally jailed for 14 years in 2007 (lowered to 12 years on appeal) after she was convicted of 26 charges of disgusting child abuse against her two foster children and an adopted daughter.
Here are just some of the acts of depravity - Full information on the case including interviews with the victims can be found on this link: http://tiny.cc/t20pgx
During her reign of terror, Spry forced the children to drink bleach and urine, eat their own vomit, eat rat excrement, stand naked and cold for hours on end and even sandpapered the skin from the face and hands of one terrified child.
Brave Victoria was once tied up naked and left blindfolded – surviving on crusts and water – for THREE months.
Spry would regularly beat the children on the soles of the feet with a “variety of sticks”. The children would be “punched kicked and strangled”, and if they cried the sticks would be forced down their throats.
Christopher once had his hand held down on a hot electric hob until it was left looking like a “gooey mess”
Spry confined one girl to a wheelchair for three years after a car crash in a cynical bid to maximise compensation for the accident.
Spry even handed one child over to a sex predator, who she allowed to be sexually abused.
Unrepentant Spry has shown no remorse for her crimes and refuses to admit she carried out the heinous acts.
Spry is thought to have paid released prisoners to track down addresses on the outside – and while the three siblings are no longer scared of their evil ‘mother’, they fear she will track them down.
Victoria will be interviewed on TV on Monday by Holly and Phillip from THIS MORNING.
Please remember to sign this petition. We need to support the survivors of this abuse in their final quest for justice and allow them to live a life free from fear or harm.
A father shook his baby to death to stop him crying. The baby was found to have a 3cm bruise on the back of his head and bleeding on the brain. (Source: The Mail Online)
A mother of 5 neglected her children so bad, they did not know how to use the toilet or was themselves. (Source: independant.ie)
These two cases show how different situations are all over the country.
In 2013, helplines saw a rise in calls for help by 4%, and yet funding was dropped by 13%. Because of that, jobs were lost and hundreds of calls were unanswered.
On estimate, 57,000 children die each year (source: world Health Organisation). These are the statistics of the cases the have been discovered, there is a high number of cases unrecognised.
Please take a moment of your time and sign the petition to try and save the lives of the children.
Churches and Institutional Organisations still hold the records of our abuse. We need our records for our legal cases against these Churches and Institutional Organisations. They don't want to hand these records over because they know we need them to help prove our cases.
The Royal Commission can demand that they hand these records over, it is our human rights to be able to have access to our own records. In the case of people with disabilities or those deceased there relatives need access to their records.
This petition was created to ensure the predator who assaulted our son will face fair justice. For those of you who don't know our family, my son is nine years old and Autistic. Recently we learned that he was a victim of sexual abuse. Not just once.....or twice..... but over a span of much too long by a person in a position of trust. A family friend who was able to easily intimidate and coerce him because of his disability.
Below is statistical information on how much MORE prevalent sexual assault is in those who have DD's. This particular man has abused several children, and my son would've most likely stayed silent if not for the victim who followed him. Because she had no disability, she immediately reported this man, paving the way for Zechariah's disclosure. We are forever grateful for this young girl's bravery and the support of her parents in getting this man locked up. He is currently awaiting trial, and anything LESS than 25 to life is nothing short of unacceptable. Please help us to protect our children through pro-active means! Let legislature know we will not sit by and let these crimes go under-punished.
Studies indicate that people with developmental disabilities are four to ten times more likely to have acts of violence committed against them. Dick Sobsey, Associate Director of the JP Das Developmental Disabilities Centre and Director of the John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, found that 80% out of 162 people with developmental and substantial disabilities who had been sexually assaulted had been sexually assaulted more than once. According to research people with disabilities are at a greater risk for victimization of sexual assault or sexual abuse because of lack of understanding.
Sobsey estimates that between 15,000 and 19,000 individuals with developmental disabilities experience rape each year. There are several reasons why developmentally disabled individuals are especially prone to sexual abuse, the most significant of which is the ingrained reliance on the caregiver authority figure. Emotional and social insecurities, lack of knowledge and training in sex education, and powerless position in society have been noted as further causes of frequent exploitation. About 20% of females and 10% of males are sexually abused in the US every year. The percentage is even higher among people with disabilities. According to research, more than 90% of people with developmental disabilities will experience some form of sexual abuse at some time in their lives. 49% will experience 10 or more abusive incidents.
Other studies suggest 68% of girls with developmental disabilities and 30% of boys with developmental disabilities will be sexually abused before their eighteenth birthday. According to research 15,000 to 19,000 people with developmental disabilities are raped each year in the United States.
The act of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is against the law yet it is reported that this act of violence on young girls is still happening today, in the UK!!? I am horrified at the processes that are used to cut these girls, and the inhumane act of stitching the vagina entrance, is against the laws of our lands for good reason.
We ask for a more pro-active response to this horrifying problem, for the act of FGM to be highly judged so that the length of sentence may deter the people who commit the crime of FGM. We say no to Female Genital Mutilation.
We, the undersigned, call on all law makers to change the sentencing laws for child molesters. Child molestation is a crime involving a range of indecent or sexual activities between an adult and a child, usually under the age of 14.
The penalty for child molestation, carnal knowledge of a juvenile and all other sexual based crimes against a child under the age of 14 should be- Life without the possibility of parole.
Oregon has one of the highest rates of sex offenders at 473 per 100,000. There is no tracking information available on child molesters vs. registered sex offenders. Releasing these child predators back onto the streets is more costly than keeping them imprisoned due to the high likelihood they will offend again (18-45%), and the damage their offense causes to the victim. Victims of sexual abuse often go on to abuse others or commit other crimes as a result of the trauma. One in five violent offenders was sexually abused as a child.
Please review the statistics and consider keeping these criminals away from our sons and daughters for more than an average prison stay of 3.5 years. At this rate, they are back on the street to harm the same child before he/she reaches adulthood. What child can feel safe in this society when we don't have stiff enough penalties to protect them? Child molestation is one of the most under-reported crimes. A child cannot trust that they will be safe from the perpetrator unless we can tell them that person will never, ever be able to hurt them again.
Child molesters have been known to re-offend as late as 20 years following their release into the community.
Average re-conviction rate for a child molester 20%
Average re-conviction rate for rapists 19%
Percent of children who are sexually abused that will become sexually abusive later in life 30%
64% of rapists molested children and 59% of intra-familial child abusers sexually assaulted adolescents or adults outside the home. (O’Connell, 1998)
Using polygraph (lie detector) verification, 82% of child abusers admitted raping adults.
Average number of years a sex offender serves of an 8 year sentence 3.5 years
1 in 5 violent offenders reported to have been molested as a child
Recidivism rates range from 18-45%. The more violent the crime the more likelihood of repeating.
-Studies by the state of Washington.
•The typical offender (child molester) is male, begins molesting by age 15, engages in a variety of deviant behavior, and molests an average of 117 youngsters, most of whom do not report the offense.
[Dr. Gene Abel in a National Institute of Mental Health Study]
[additional Source: NCMEC, Prevent Abuse Now, Criminal Justice Agency]
On March 1, 2014 a man named Robert Nunez received a plea deal of 290 days for sexually abusing a 12 year old child. We will not stand for our children being abused, and these crimes taken so lightly. We call for tougher penalties on sex offenders who target our children.
CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IS A LEGALIZED FORM OF CHILD ABUSE.
I have seen so many videos on Facebook that are most disturbing and upsetting. Videos that are reported are not always taken seriously and should be. Clicking 'I don't want to see this' does not stop the abuse that is happening to the children in the videos.
I want to make the public aware the Australian law will not protect my child.
On 23 October, Hassan Rohani the president of Islamic Republic of Iran, has endorsed the inhumane law of marrying with stepchildren to be implemented.
According to this new law, stepfathers can marry their own stepdaughters.
This embarrassing law was initially legislated on 22 September by the Islamic Consultative Assembly and then approved the Guardian Council on 9 October.
حسن روحانی، رئیس جمهور اسلامی ایران، قانون ضد انسانی ازدواج با فرزندخواندگان را تایید و برای اجرا ابلاغ کرده است.
این قانون ضد انسانی، ابتدا در تاریخ 31 شهریور ماه 1392 - 22 سپتامبر 2013، در مجلس شورای اسلامی تصویب شد و در تاریخ 10 مهر ماه (9 اکتبر2013) نیز به تایید شورای نگهبان رسیده بود، تا اینکه در تاریخ اول آبان ماه 1392 (23 اکتبر) از سوی رئیس جمهور ایران برای اجرا ابلاغ گردید.
این قانون به پدرخوانده ها امکان می دهد تا بتوانند با دختر خوانده های خود ازدواج کنند.
گفتنی است، بسیاری از قوانین مدنی و خانواده در جمهوری اسلامی ایران، ناقض حقوق انسانی به ویژه زنان و کودکان هستند.
On the 22 September 2013, the Iranian Parliament ratified the new Child Protection Act in which the marriage of stepfathers with adopted girls is deemed legal.
The provisions of the related article, i.e. article 27 of the Act, not only sabotage all the efforts mobilised so far to protect the rights of some of the most vulnerable groups of the society, namely the orphans and abandoned children, but also facilitate situations where taking sexual advantage of these children is, by practical implication, considered legal and in accordance with Islamic rules.
These are children who by any humanitarian standards should be strictly under care and protection by their respective governments which, subject to conditions, may assign such a task to eligible families. But today we witness that the Iranian regulators not only fail to fully protect these children but also expose them at severe physical, mental and social risks.
The penalties against pedophiles are too weak. The victims are living lives of pain and suffering.
While the predators are getting good behaviour bonds. And rediculously short sentences, if any.
Together we can make a much needed change to the current system.
It comes weeks after the Director of Public Prosecutions said it would not appeal the non-custodial sentence handed down to a man who repeatedly raped his daughter over a number of years.
Confidence in the justice system is undermined when sentences for child sex offenders appear out of step with community expectations.
Many children in the State of Arizona and other states are innocent victims due to the lack of laws that if were in place could safeguard and protect them.
Currently in the State of Arizona there is NO law enacted to safeguard children from a non-custodial parent (i.e. as the result of divorce) who has been placed on a state or any state's central child neglect or abuse registry due to a state's or division/department within that state's findings of neglect or abuse of that non-custodial parent.
In other words, a non-custodial parent who is on a state's central registry, as a result of a preponderance of evidence found for child neglect or abuse, can legally have unsupervised access to their children and can take them out of the state of Arizona and have their children stay with them for extended periods of time in their household. Also, the non-custodial parent who is on this child neglect or abuse registry can legally have overnight and unsupervised privileges with their children.
A law must be enacted in the State of Arizona to prevent this from occurring with children who find themselves in these unfortunate circumstances.
My hope is that all children be safeguarded by being surrounded with the healthiest, happiest environment possible for their emotional and physical development and well being.
If you agree, please sign the following petition to the Arizona Governor's office and Arizona State Legislature to enact a law that removes this loophole.
Nathan William Forrest was sentenced to 6 years non parole period for the manslaughter of Bailey James Constable. Nathan William Forrest struck Bailey across the head and body while he bathed him on the 1st of April 2011 in his home in Warren N.S.W, the actions Nathan William Forrest chose that night resulted in the death of this 4 year old boy we ask that an appeal be granted for the following reasons:
1: Nathan willingly injected a drug that gave him violent outbursts;
2: Nathan choose to bathe Bailey on the 1st of April 2011 knowing he was under the influence of amphetamines and agitated;
3: Nathan struck Bailey on the head and body more than once and as little as 4 times;
4: Nathan lied to medical professionals hampering resuscitation efforts;
5: Nathan showed no remorse after the fact, he was witnessed using drugs and alcohol while enjoying social events;
6: Nathan lied to police for the 5 weeks preceding Bailey's death hindering closure for family;
7: Nathan winked and smiled when handed the 6 year non parole period sentence he was openly over joyed with such a light sentence, this shows no remorse or potential for rehabilitation in such a short term as remorse for a crime would be where one would start;
8: Bailey was 4 years old not even 20kg when Nathan William Forrest beat him with such force he died from as stated in the autopsy "multiple injuries".
Brilliant Future, a non-profit campaign geared towards protecting the innocence of children.
My niece was groomed for 8 months, she thought she had an online 21 year old Australian boyfriend, when it really was a married couple living just up the road. The police were involved for 6 months, and gave us great hope, but in the end it got thrown out by the CPS because she was over 16. Still classed as a child in most ways but not in this.
The effect it has had on the whole family is heartbreaking, and we want to stop any other 16/17 year olds going through this. Please help us.
After whats just happened to a defenceless 5 year old girl reminds us of the sick world were living in, a society where children aren't safe.
It's a parents worst nightmare and as a parent i can't bare to think about it. How can it ever be any different if laws aren't changed.
Whats the worst that faces the sick evil paedos and child murderers. Free accommodation? Hot meals? Free education? Free gym passes?
Yes, all of the above. What do they lose? Nothing! Whilst parents' lives change forever.
Vincent M. Libweshya is raising awareness across the globe to provide support for victims of child abuse and to help prevent incidents from occurring by educating the masses.
It is our social responsibility to Prevent Child Abuse by Raising Awareness and Educating Both Children and Adults.
Libweshya Aims To Help Prevent Child Abuse (Physical, Emotional (verbal, Sexual & Neglect), by having schools educating children on abuse in a child friendly manner.
Libweshya Aims To Help Prevent Child Abuse (Physical, Emotional, Verbal, Sexual & Neglect), by educating child related professionals such as Teachers, Day care professionals, After school programs, etc. on child abuse signs.
Libweshya Aims To Prevent Child Abuse (Physical, Emotional, Verbal, Sexual & Neglect), by educating Communities about child abuse, proper & improper discipline and by providing tools and resources to assist with ensuring these resources are available.
Libweshya urges all parents as well as youth to sign this petition and to remember that we all have a duty to speak up & do the right thing for those children who are being victimized.
Related links with more information, documents, survivor accounts, media coverage, etc. about Straight Inc.
"Straight, Inc. (1976-1993) publicly claimed to rehabilitate teenage drug users by using tough love and Alcoholics Anonymous principles. Straight, Inc. provided NO professional counseling: Straight, Inc.'s "treatment model" relied exclusively on "positive peer pressure" from unprofessional staff (program graduates) and from the teenage clients. Straight, Inc. claimed to have an astronomically high success rate and was supported by both the Reagan and Bush administrations."
"However, Straight, Inc. did not publicly reveal what many survivors will tell you. The REAL Straight, Inc. was a facility that used coercive thought reform (aka mind control, brainwashing), public humiliation, sleep & food deprivation, extremely harsh confrontational tactics, kidnapping, isolation and emotional, mental, psychological, verbal and physical abuse to forcibly break us down then remold us in the Straight, Inc. image. Straight, Inc. also operated in secrecy, just like a cult (Straight, Inc. has been listed on at least 2 cult expert websites). No outsiders were ever permitted to know what really went on. Straight's rules and our fear of harsh punishment prevented us from talking to outsiders or from reporting abuses."
http://survivingstraightinc.com/straight_articles_and_information - lots of articles, books, radio shows, etc. here written by journalists, cult and drug war experts, addictions experts, etc.
Also, here is a link to the petition that was posted on another site - the old version has technical difficulties that cannot be repaired - 583 signatures collected there.
Please don't just like. You need to sign ;)
In August 2005 - A TWISTED teacher jailed for downloading 11,000 vile images of children is masterminding a website for paedophiles from behind bars. Disgraced chemistry tutor Nigel Oldfield, 44, plays “agony uncle” to perverts who log on to the site, which justifies paedophile activities and demands sex with children be made legal. The site also advises paedophiles on how to download child abuse images without being caught.
Now released not only does the pro-paedophile ex-teacher still run blog's for that give advice to other paedophiles but he spends a great deal of time harrassing survivors of child sexual abuse on facebook, by using fake profiles. This man is a clear danger to children and should get a immediate internet ban
Oldfield was arrested in August 2002 after a shopper saw him taking pictures of children in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre. Police then discovered child porn images on computers at his flat in Doncaster. Oldfield, was head of science at a Derbyshire school in the summer of 2002 when, over a three-week period, he collected abusive images of children/babies in several 18-hour internet sessions.
He set up the website, which the Mirror has chosen not to name, while out on licence after serving eight months for possessing child abuse images. The site was axed in May by internet service providers after a police probe and Oldfield’s probation team ordered he return to prison. But now he has managed to restart it and Oldfield is in contact with fellow perverts on the running of the website, which offers a mobile number and an email address to offer one-to-one “support”.
He is also campaigning to lower the age of consent to 12, and to legalize indecent images of children
And now he is back to his old tricks !
Click the link at top of page for full profile on Oldfield.
A video of a young Malaysian Mother beating her baby girl with a pillow, kicking her, pinching her arms and legs, and throwing objects at her has been circulating on the internet.
She was reportedly sentenced to 18 months in prison and the child was placed in Foster care.
Three former U.S. Presidents have denied children their basic human rights, and Obama will too unless we demand action. The CRC, The Convention on The Rights of the Child, is an international treaty that has been ratiﬁed by every country on Earth except the U.S. and Somalia. The CRC can change childrenʼs lives by ﬁnally giving our children their basic human rights.
These two children are paying for this:
Cristian Fernandez is a 12-year-old boy who faces life in prison. http://www.change.org/petitions/reverse-decision-to-try-12-yo-cristian-fernandez-as-an-adult
This 6 year old Texan boy was hospitalized after a school paddling. http://weatherforddemocrat.com/local/x980632247/School-parent-OK-with-paddling
Thousands of children in America suffer in similar ways! But Obama has the power to stop this by ratifying the CRC!
What does the CRC guarantee American children?
•The right to play.
•The right to be safe.
•The right to practice the religion of their choice.
•The right to an education without physical punishment.
•The right to be tried as a child, and not sentenced to life in prison without parole.
In 1995, President Clinton signed the CRC, but he didnʼt send it to the Senate. It is time for our President to take real action. Obama says heʼs committed to improving the lives of our children. He says he values their well-being. He says itʼs an embarrassment that the U.S hasn't ratiﬁed the CRC.
Enough talk, Mr. President. It’s time for action!
Over 200 non-proﬁts support the CRC, yet a small group of people are afraid of children having rights. They think parents should have 'fundamental rightsʼ over their children, to include the fundamental right to be criminally negligent parents.
. Here are a few of the crimes that will start to disappear:
. Child beatings occur in schools in 19 states more than 200,000 times a year.
. Approximately 6 million cases of child abuse go unreported annually.
. At least 200,000 children are sexually trafﬁcked across the U.S. annually.
. The U.S. is the only country on earth to imprison children for life without parole.
. America is the worst offender of child abuse in the Industrialized World.
It is time to end the hypocrisy, and give children their rights. It is time for our President to do the right thing.
Please also sign the petition on change.org: http://www.change.org/petitions/president-obama-end-mistreatment-of-american-children-ratify-the-crc
For more information about...
Imprisoning children for life:
Take a Stand for the End of child abuse: rainbirdfoundation.org/takeastand
A 4 week old baby boy who was beaten and hospitalised with suspected rape injuries. this baby boy suffered from such severe beatings he has been left with all his ribs broken, a broken arm, broken collar bone, punctured lungs and severe bruising, he has even suffered a cardiac arrest at such a young age.
We as a members of the voting public are asking that those responsible, who tortured this baby boy are kept in prison, and given a life sentence, no chance of parole, with an indeterminate sentence in place, for the safety and protection of the public, most importantly our children.
Children, are the last remaining angels on our planet. The inhumane monsters that abuse them, must be stopped.
The only way to stop the action of abuse, that goes beyond human imagination, is to fight the evil with evil: DEATH PENALTY in every corner of the earth.
HELP ME TO MAKE THIS REAL. NOTHING MATTERS, NOT EVEN EARTHQUAKES, before this action of stopping abuse....
Protecting children from violence and abuse must be the paramount consideration, not secondary to the rights of the parent to have contact with the child. Too many children are being cruelly separated from their protective parent – usually the primary carer they have known since birth.
These parents may have raised allegations of abuse and violence against another party. Instead of investigating the allegations from the child protection point of view, the courts (often via single experts and ICL’s advice) label the protective parent ‘delusional’ or worse. The courts remove the child from that parent’s care and place them in an abusive situation with no review or follow-up to check on their welfare.
Children are being removed or forced into coerced shared parenting arrangements which are inflicting permanent emotional, psychological, physical and sometimes sexual damage on them.
We feel that beauty pageants exploit children and are in the interest of the mothers and not the children themselves.
We would like to see age restrictions (16+) placed on pageant contestants to ensure full consent. We oppose promoting physical beauty as a main value, and not allowing children to play with dolls, but instead, turning them into live Barbies.