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Fathers sexually abused as children suffer in silence

Media release — July 2012

Many men who have been abused as children experience unique difficulties parenting their own children, according to an analysis of Australian and international research by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).

Family is for life

Media release — September 2010

Australian children who grew up in families where they were maltreated, experienced poverty, or had less supportive parents are significantly more likely to develop psychological problems as young adults, according to research released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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