Child Molestation Informative Speech

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Child Molestation Outline

General Function: To Inform
Specific Purpose: After my speech my audience will know what child molestation is, the road to recovery, and the obstacles along the way.
Central Idea (Thesis Statement): Most people fear the fact’s of child molestation, but the truth is there is a very distinct definition to child molestation, severe effects to the child in the aftermath, and a long road to a successful recovery.
Pattern of organization: Topical

I. Introduction
A. Quote--"One in every three girls and one in every six boys will be sexually abused before their eighteenth birthday. In the United States alone there are an estimated sixty million survivors of sexual abuse. Sixty-seven percent were
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b. Victims that seek professional help through workshops, reading about others experiences, and undergoing psychotherapy have helped victims have a normal and substantial life.
i. Eye movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

III. Conclusion
A. Child molestation is a national and worldwide problem. The effects of child molestation can affect an individual for a lifetime. The only way to stop sexual abuse is to be aware and be receptive to the figures and numbers, the truth of the matter is sexual abuse to children is a growing problem.
B. Challenge—Sign the petition on to pass Erin’s Law on a federal level. To prevent sexual abuse by having schools educate children on sexual abuse.

Works Cited

Merryn, Erin. Stolen innocence: Triumphing Over a Childhood Broken By Abuse: a Memoir. Deerfield Beacch: Health Communications, 2004. Print.
Teddi Bloom, personal experience, lifetime.
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