Literature review of violence against children within relationships of dependency

Literature review of violence against children within relationships of dependency

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Summary

Violence against children committed by people placed in a position of care and trust is a topic associated with considerable social uproar. This report contains a literature review of the underlying causes of sexual violence and other forms of violence within relationships of dependency. The three main questions are:

  1. What is the current knowledge of the aetiology of child physical abuse and child sexual abuse?
  2. Are there options for intervention?
  3. Which topics require examination and which shape should future research concerning these topics take?

Publication data

Author(s):
Slotboom, A., Rodermond, E., Wijkman, M.D.S., Hendriks, J.
Organization(s):
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, WODC
Place of publication:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
Year of publication:
2012

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