Friday, March 01, 2013

Religious Child Maltreatment by Janet Heimlich. A talk at Conway Hall on 7th March 2013

source:; on behalf of; Sue M says:-

"Breaking Their Will - Religious Child Maltreatment is being discussed at a meeting in Conway Hall next Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7:00 PM, CONWAY HALL, 25 RED LION LANE SQUARE
London WC1R 4RL. Meeting details.

Award-winning journalist, Janet Heimlich, exposes a dark side of faith that most people do not know exists or have ignored for a long time-religious child maltreatment. After speaking with dozens of victims, perpetrators, and experts .... see her kindle book: Breaking Their Will - Religious Child Maltreatment

This is a subject I have tried to raise over the years because it is always assumed that religion is good for children. Yet there are many issues on which religion exploits children and does them harm.

Current emphasis concentrates on child sex abuse by priests and celebrities, but the harm it does to children is much deeper and more fundamental than that.

There is a list on this website that I compiled many years ago: Children and Religion on workshop3

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