sexual abuse

Each province and territory has unique legislation defining and describing responses to sexual abuse. Sexual abuse includes using a child for sexual purposes such as through sexual contact, inappropriate exposure to sexual activity or material, or exploitation through prostitution and related activities.

Title Authors Year of Publication
Journal article
An examination of trends in child sexual abuse investigations in Ontario over time

Fallon, Barbara
Joh-Carnella, Nicolette
Trocmé, Nico
Chabot, Martin
Esposito, Tonino
Nosrati-Inanlou, Mahsima
Collin-Vézina, Delphine

Report
A Place Where it Feels Like Home: The Story of Tina Fontaine

Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth

Report
In Need of Protection: Angel’s Story

Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth

Journal article
A longitudinal study of emotion regulation among sexually abused preschoolers
Sèguin-Lemire, Ariane Hèbert, Martine Cossette, Louise Langevin, Rachel
Journal article
Childhood sexual abuse, sexual motives, and adolescent sexual risk-taking among males and females receiving child welfare services
Wekerle, Christine Goldstein, Abby L. Tanaka, Masako Tonmyr, Lil
Journal article
Clinical differences and outcomes of sexual abuse investigations by gender: Implications for policy and practice

Fallon, Barbara
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
King, Bryn
Joh-Carnella, Nicolette

Journal article
Correlates of admitted sexual interest in children among individuals convicted of child pornography offenses
Seto, Michael C. Eke, Angela W.
Journal article
Gender as a predictor of posttraumatic stress symptoms and externalizing behavior problems in sexually abused children
Gauthier-Duchesne, Amélie Hébert, Martine Daspe, Marie-Ève
Journal article
Pathways linking childhood maltreatment and adolescent sexual risk behaviors: The role of attachment security
Thibodeau, Marie-Eve Lavoie, Francine Hébert, Martine Blais, Martin
Journal article
Physical and mental health of sexually abuse youth: Gender comparisons from a matched-control cohort study

Daigneault, Isabelle
Vézina-Gagnon, Pascale
Bourgeois, Catherine 
Esposito, Tonino
Hébert, Martine