INTRAFAMILIAL (INCEST) ABUSE RESOURCES

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These are Intrafamilial (Incest) Abuse Resources.
Please also see:
Child Sex Tourism || Circle of Trust Abuse || Male Victims - Journal References
Prostituted Children || General Child Abuse || General Child Sexual Abuse


The National Association to Protect Children (PROTECT.org) is a national pro-child, anti-crime membership association working to eliminate the "incest exception" laws in states where it still exists. Visit their website to get more information about their victories and current campaigns to protect children.


ARTICLES/INFORMATION/RESEARCH
(click here for Organizations/Agencies)

Westbrook (ME) Woman accused of allowing boyfriend to sexually assault developmentally disabled 14-year-old relative
"A Westbrook woman who is accused of allowing her boyfriend to sexually assault a 14-year-old relative with developmental disabilities has been indicted by a grand jury on a half-dozen related charges."
Maine Sunday Telegram,April 20, 2014.

Abortion Blocked For Raped 12-year-old Girl in Mexico
M Associated Press, July 13, 2001

Abused Children 'Put At Risk During Supervised Visits'
Irish Independent, July 12, 2001

Abusing Father is Jailed
BBC News, July 2, 2001

Alleged Sexual Abuse Not Reported by Mormon Officials in Montana
The Associated Press, June 8, 2001

Boy May Eventually be Returned to His Family if Certain Conditions Met
The Standard-Examiner, November 27, 2001

Charles Town Man Charged With More Than 200 Sex Offenses
The Herald-Mail, October 19, 2001

Child in Incest Is Always the Victim, State High Court Says
The San Francisco Examiner, April 27, 2001

Child-Sex Trial Shocks Belgium
BBC News, January 31, 2002

Child Sexual Abuse and the State: Applying Critical Outsider Methodologies to Legislative Policymaking
UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 5, 2006
Law professor Ruby P Andrew examines the legal history behind the incest laws and their collision with the developing law on child sexual abuse. The paper details the multiple types of special, preferential treatment that state criminal codes give to child rapists who "grow their own victims."

Closing the Loopholes for Incestuous Offenders
Belleville News-Democrat, May 18, 2003

Colombia rocked by 'Fritzl case'
Independent Television News Limited, March 29, 2009

Comment on the Universality of Incest
by Andrew Vachss, The Journal of Psychohistory, Vol. 19, pg. 219, 200 [1991]

Court: Calif. Predator Law Covers Only Those Who Victimize Strangers
The Associated Press, August 23, 2002

Dix Hills Man Held For Sexual Abuse
Suffolk Life, October 3, 2001

Family Values
The Recorder, June 7, 2002

Girl Removed From Home After Having Stepfather's Baby
The Associated Press, October 29, 2000

Guidelines for the Psychosocial Treatment of Intrafamilial Child Physical and Sexual Abuse
Report from the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, April, 2001.

Incest Offender Cannot Use Bankruptcy To Avoid Judgment: Henderson v. Woolley
Decision from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Brunswick Division, November, 2001.[PDF]

Judge Stays Prison Term in Incest Case
Herald Times Reporter, March 9, 2002

Law Change Provides More Punishment for Incest Perpetrators
Northwest Arkansas Times, July 25, 2004

Man Who Fathered 4 Kids With Daughter Charged With Murder
NY Post, January 23, 2009

Molester Receives Four Life Sentences
The Galveston County Daily News, August 14, 2004

Mom Charged With Raping Her Son, 7
The Times-Picayune, March 23, 2002

Our Endangered Species: A Hard Look At How We Treat Children
by Andrew Vachss, Parade, March 29, 1998

Parents Charged With Rape
The Akron Beacon Journal, November 28, 2001

Police: Abusive Dad Ruled House of Horrors
Boston Herald, June 15, 2001

Port Man Jailed For Incest
Cecil Whig, June 5, 2002

Promise Not to Tell
The Wichita (KS) Eagle, December 11, 2010

Rabbi Israel Weingarten's daughter claims mother was sexual abuser in trial
NY Daily News, March 9, 2009

Rapist Denied Parole
Tribune-Chronicle, August 13, 2002

Selected Review of the Literature on Adult Female and Male Incest Survivors
By Susan Ray, RN, MSc.N, CNS; somewhat scholarly overview and commentary on selected literature related to adult incest survivors.

Sibling Sexual Abuse: Emerging Awareness of an Ignored Childhood Trauma
Moving Forward, May/June 1992

Sisters, in 40s, Finally Get Indictment
The Associated Press, February 19, 2002

State of Minnesota v. Eugene Alfred Kes
Filed January 26, 2010, Court of Appeals of Minnesota

Taking the CARE Act to the States: The North Carolina Experience
by Grier Weeks, October 16, 2000, documenting the successful fight to overturn North Carolina's "incest exception" law.

A Victim or Not?
The Scotsman, June 4, 2001

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Centre
292 Wellington Street, Collingwood 3066
Victoria, Australia
Phone: (03) 9486-9866
TTY: (03) 9417-1255
www.dvrc.org.au
Information and referral to local services for domestic violence victims, the children of domestic violence victims, and victims of intrafamiliar sexual abuse, throughout Australia.

Making Daughters Safe Again
mdsa-online.org
Online resources for mother-daughter incest survivors, including self-help, info, chat, public forums, info for students, researchers, loved ones, general research on female offenders, links.

National Association to Protect Children
All Mail to:
P.O. Box 2187
Knoxville, TN 37901
e-mail: info@protect.org
Washington Office
10 G Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
e-mail:info@protect.org
www.protect.org
America's first political lobby for child protection.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Toll-free Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
www.rainn.org
RAINN is a national hotline for victims of sexual assault. Calls to the hotline are instantly computer-routed to the 24-hour rape crisis center nearest the caller.

Sibling Abuse Survivors Information and Advocacy Network
P.O. Box 301
Sebring, FL 33871
www.sasian.org

VOICES in Action
Victims Of Incest Can Emerge Survivors
P.O. Box 13
Newtonsville, Ohio 45158
Toll Free Telephone: 1-800-7-VOICE-8
(1-800-786-4238)
E-mail: voicesinaction@aol.com

www.rvap.org
332 S.Linn Street, Ste 100
Iowa City, IA 52240
Business Line: (319) 335-6001
Fax: (319) 335-6057
Email: rvap@uiowa.edu
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm
24 Hour Crisis Line Access:
Local Rape Crisis Line: (319) 335-6000 or (800) 228-1625
Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline: (800) 284-7821
RVAP is the Rape Victims Advocacy Program, jointly sponsored by the University of Iowa and United Way.

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