Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO chief says priority to prevent sexual exploitation

The WHO chief told member states Wednesday that he was fully committed to reforms needed to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse by staff, acknowledging more needed to be done.

Pediatrics

Sexual risk assessment tool in the child welfare system developed

Children in the welfare system are particularly vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) according to a 2013 U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means hearing, but few practical screening tools currently ...

Health

Not all sexually abused and exploited children are groomed

Not all children who are sexually exploited are groomed, and the increasing tendency to link exploitation with grooming means some cases are being missed, a Cardiff University academic argues in a new book.

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