matthiasconaty has written 14 posts for Child Victims Voice

Biden family launches charity to protect children in Beau’s memory

“As adults, we have a legal and moral obligation to stand up and speak out for children who are being abused – they cannot speak for themselves.” —Beau Biden “The Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children is designed to continue his life’s passion: protecting children. Biden’s widow Hallie and the Delaware Community Foundation … Continue reading

A groundswell to protect kids?

A groundswell to protect kids? Pa., N.Y., Minn., Mass. and other states weigh CVA and SOL reforms Grassroots statute of limitations reform efforts — that are ready to protect children and provide an avenue to justice for victims of childhood sexual abuse — are pending in state legislatures across the United States right now. But … Continue reading

In wake of historic Boy Scout document release, Child Victims Voice joins call to support survivors, reform statutes of limitation throughout U.S.

CARDOZO LAW Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Yeshiva University Marci A. Hamilton Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law PHONE: 215-353-8984 FAX: 215-493-1094 E-MAIL: hamilton.marci@gmail.com MEDIA ADVISORY October 18, 2012 Comment by Professor Marci A. Hamilton on Behalf of Over 20 Child Advocacy Organizations In Support of Boy Scout Survivors of Sex Abuse on … Continue reading

Editorial: “Pa. statute of limitations for abuse victims should be altered”

Published: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 6:05 AM By Patriot-News Editorial Board  “Among the difficult realities of child sexual abuse is that victims might need years, even decades, to come to terms with their abuse. It isn’t until they deal with the emotional trauma of what happened to them that they then are ready to confront their abuser. … Continue reading

“Hawaii has significantly strengthened its protections against child sexual abuse”

New York Times Editorial: More Time for Justice “Hawaii significantly strengthened its protections against child sexual abuse last month when Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a measureextending the statute of limitations for civil lawsuits filed by child victims. At least as important, it opens a one-time two-year window to allow victims to file suits against their abusers … Continue reading

Video: Oprah show helped abused child find voice

“Task force’s proposals latest step in push to end child abuse”

“Task force’s proposals latest step in push to end child abuse”

“Imagine Earl Bradley times 10.

That is the reality of child abuse in Delaware, where more than 1,000 cases of suspected sexual abuse are investigated every year.

Nationally, one of every four girls and one in six boys are sexually abused before they turn 18 …”

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