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"Everything you expose a child to starts a negative or a positive chain reaction...."

The goal of this project is to bring awareness to young women and families about the seriousness of child molestation and the psychological problems that can occur. 1 out 4 girls will be sexually abused by they turn 18 years old. More than 90% will be abused by someone they know, love or trust. There are 39 million survivors of sexual abuse in America. More than 80% of all prostitutes are victims of sexual abuse in their childhood and youth. There broken self-confidence destroys their competence of self-protections against all diseases.

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“She's Crying” is a story of a young girl named Rose (17). She is deeply troubled. Rose has lived a rough life and wants to try life on her own. One day she decides to leave home and hits the mean inner-city streets.

With no place to go, she meets Ace, a 35 year old man she falls for. Rose is not aware of the plans Ace has for her. Ace exposes Rose to a life of drugs and prostitution.

 While working the streets on night, Rose meets Phil, an older gentleman with troubles of his own. The two build a bond and help each other escape their individual substance abuse.

The night that Rose and Phil are preparing to leave the city for a new life, Rose runs into a couple of old friends that do not want to see her leave.

Psychological Effects of Child Molestation

Reference to:  http://web4health.info/en/answers/sex-abuse-effects.htm

Fears, panic attacks, sleeping problems, nightmares, irritability, outbursts of anger and sudden shock reactions when being touched. Little confidence, and self-respect and respect for one's own body may change.
Behavior that harms the body: addiction to alcohol and other substances, excessive work or sports, depression, self-destruction and prostitution.

Social problems: 

Have little confidence in other people.
Fear of loss of control in relationships. 

Denial and repression:

They deny or repress the harmful event(s): they don't want to talk about or avoid certain situations. At an older age, memory of sexual abuse is often completely suppressed, but can sometimes be recovered in psychotherapy.

It is, however, difficult to determine if such recovered memories are memories of real experiences of memories of dreams or imagined events. This difficulty can be a problem if you want to prosecute the abuser, but it is not a problem for treatment using modern psycho therapeutic methods. 

Re-experiencing:

They experience the event(s) again; unintentionally they are confronted with memories of the abuse, for example through nightmares, sudden memories or unexplainable physical problems. 

Over irritation:

They are easily affected, hot-tempered, jumpy, excessively alert and don't fall asleep easily. 

Statutory Rape

Reference to:  http://jkalb.freeshell.org/misc/statutory.html

The Dirty Secret Behind Teen Sex Numbers

Contrary to the common perception that teenage sex and pregnancy typically stem from two teenagers getting caught up in the heat of the moment, new research reveals that many teenage girls are being sexually exploited and impregnated by adult men.

In fact, a recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that adult men fathered two-thirds of the infants born to school-aged mothers in California in 1993. On average, these men were 4.2 years older than the senior-high mothers and 6.7 years older than the junior-high mothers.

Likewise, a review of California's 1990 vital statistics found that men older than high school age sired 77 percent of all births to high school-aged girls (ages 16-18) and 51 percent of births to junior high school-aged girls (15 and younger). Men over age 25 fathered twice as many teenage births as did boys under age 18, and men over age 20 fathered five times more births to junior high school-aged girls than did junior high school-aged boys.

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