Child abuse Press Release
|06/11/2020 - 03:30||
Foster care and child well-being: Insights in the time of coronavirus
Children placed in foster care in Michigan are less likely to be abused or neglected in the future, have higher school attendance rates and perform better on standardized math tests than other vulnerable children who are not placed, a recent study found.
|University of M...|
|05/15/2020 - 14:45||
Increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and type two diabetes later in life for child abuse survivors, new study finds
Childhood maltreatment is thought to affect 1 in 4 children in the UK and 1 in 3 globally People who have experienced maltreatment during childhood are significantly more likely to develop conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure and type two diabetes in adulthood, a new UK study has found.
|University of B...|
|05/15/2020 - 01:51||
COVID -19 will put 85 million children at risk of physical, sexual and emotional violence over next 3 months World Vision warns
Based on emerging indicators, World Vision warns that the estimated 1 billion children already exposed to violence, could grow by up to 85 million as systems and services restrict to prevent the spread of coronavirus Millions more children are at increased long-term risk of child marriage and child labour over the coming year The aid agency calls on world leaders to prioritise the world’s most vulnerable children and prevent this escalation of violence.
|04/30/2020 - 12:10||
Research helps police understand child to parent abuse more than ever before
Northumbria Police commissioned a study to improve its understanding of the concept of child to parent violence and the associated risk, following a domestic homicide review of a case involving a mother and son.
|04/29/2020 - 10:23||
Child abuse: Nursery school teacher and her partner to be prosecuted in Hungary
The 2019 investigation uncovered child abuse happening in the nursery school teacher’s home. Her partner is suspected of abusing the teacher’s niece and their own child. During the proceedings, the investigators also found evidence that the teacher took sexually explicit images of several children in the school. The couple disseminated the images of child sexual abuse on various paedophile forums on the dark net, where they used different identifiers in numerous forums over several years.
|04/20/2020 - 21:01||
Preventing Child Abuse, Raising Awareness During COVID-19
WILMINGTON – During this COVID-19 public health emergency, when there are changes to families’ support systems and an increased risk of isolation, the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families (DSCYF), is raising awareness of how to prevent, recognize and report child abuse and neglect.
|Delaware State ...|
|04/09/2020 - 17:32||
Council and partners continue to prioritise work tackling domestic abuse during coronavirus outbreak
CAMBRIDGE City Council is urging anyone experiencing, or at risk of domestic abuse during the coronavirus outbreak to make contact with the support services which are still operating during this period.
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|04/09/2020 - 03:03||
COVID-19s Devastating Impact on Children
The impact is likely to be devastating, even though children who contract COVID-19 appear to have less severe symptoms and lower mortality rates than other age groups.
|Human Rights Watch|
|04/08/2020 - 18:24||
Sexual Harassment News: Coronavirus Child Abuse Epidemic, University of Michigan
Entire families are sheltering at home, often in close quarters. Anxiety about health, education and finances is high. Children aren’t seeing the teachers, counselors and other adults who would normally raise concerns about their well-being. The Covid-19 pandemic has created the conditions for a rise in child abuse that could go unchecked.
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|04/07/2020 - 01:31||
Fear of further rise in child exploitation cases during pandemic
The Children’s Society has responded to new statistics showing the number of referrals to the National Referral Mechanism, the system which identifies victims of modern slavery and human trafficking for 2019.
|04/03/2020 - 18:36||
SEOC Update #13: State Coordinating with County Emergency Managers on COVID-19 and Other Disaster Preparedness
ST. PAUL — As COVID-19 increasingly affects Minnesota communities, the state is ensuring counties are not only ready for coronavirus but also natural disasters that may further strain emergency preparedness for keeping Minnesotans safe.
|04/03/2020 - 15:52||
Chief Justice Cheri Beasley Declares April as North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Child Advocate Month
Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has declared the month of April as North Carolina Guardian ad Litem Child Advocate Month in the Judicial Branch.
|NC Court System|
|04/02/2020 - 19:53||
AG Derek Schmidt: Wear blue Friday, post online for child abuse prevention
TOPEKA – (April 2, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and the Kansas State Child Death Review Board are encouraging Kansans to wear blue and post a picture on social media with the hashtag #WearBlueDay tomorrow to increase awareness of child abuse.
|04/02/2020 - 13:06||
Gov. Lee, Commissioner Nichols Urge Citizens to Report Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect During COVID-19 Crisis
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Gov. Bill Lee today joined Department of Children’s Services Commissioner Jennifer Nichols to call on all Tennesseans to pay extra attention to the children in their lives and in their communities as the response to stop the spread of COVID-19 could lead to an increase in child abuse and neglect and a decrease in reported allegations.
|03/18/2020 - 21:59||
Risk of child maltreatment or entering foster care varies by race, ethnicity
While American Indian and Alaska Native children are more likely to be at risk of entering foster care, black children are at higher risk of maltreatment, according to a May study in APHA’s American Journal of Public Health that examined the two factors.
|03/13/2020 - 18:16||
Jury Convicts Sexual Predator Of Soliciting Child Sex Abuse Videos Using A Cellphone
In 2011, Lee was convicted of lascivious molestation and exhibition of a child under 12 years old and, therefore, is required to register as a sexual predator. Because of this prior conviction, Lee faces an enhanced mandatory minimum penalty of 25 years, and up to, 50 years in federal prison, and a potential life term of supervised release in this case. Lee was arrested at his residence in Jacksonville on May 2, 2018. His sentencing hearing is set for July 6, 2020.
|03/05/2020 - 15:16||
Department of Justice, Homeland Security and International Partners Announce Launch of Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
The Justice Department and Homeland Security, along with government counterparts from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, announced today the publication of Voluntary Principles to Counter Online Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. Developed in consultation with several leading technology companies, the 11 voluntary principles outline measures that companies in the technology industry can choose to implement to protect the children who use their platforms from sexual abuse online and to make their platforms more difficult for child sex offenders to exploit.
|03/05/2020 - 15:05||
Safeguarding system needs to do more to protect teens and infants
A new report by the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel highlights that the safeguarding system needs to do more to protect teenagers and infants from abuse and neglect.
|02/17/2020 - 13:17||
Mortality from all causes over 40 per cent higher in female domestic abuse survivors
Women who have experienced domestic abuse appear to be more than 40 per cent more likely to die from any cause compared to the general population, a study led by the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham suggests.
|University of B...|
|02/07/2020 - 18:07||
Rutledge: Child Abuse Public Service Announcement Launched
The Special Investigations Department (SID) of the Attorney General’s Office has statewide jurisdiction. These certified law enforcement officers are committed to protecting Arkansas’s children by investigating and arresting those who sexually exploit children online. SID is also a member of the Arkansas Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and cooperates with federal, State and local law enforcement agencies.
|02/05/2020 - 06:52||
Multi-agency report on children sexually abused within the family
Children sexually abused by family members are going unseen and unheard in too many cases, while abusers evade justice, according to a new report.
|01/28/2020 - 17:10||
Policies That Punish Pregnant Women for Substance Use Dont Help Mother or Baby
As a pediatrician, I've cared for a lot of babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome, (NAS), which is a withdrawal syndrome experienced by some opioid-exposed babies after birth. I've had the privilege of getting to listen to some of their mothers at the bedside, while their babies remain in the hospital being treated for their symptoms.
|01/28/2020 - 03:03||
ICE HSI, law enforcement partners, arrest 7 in targeting child sexual exploitation sting
SEATTLE – Agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), along with 70 other local and federal law enforcement agencies, arrested seven men in Snohomish County as part of an operation identifying individuals allegedly involved in the sexual abuse and exploitation of children, announced Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Debra Parker of HSI Seattle.
|01/23/2020 - 11:14||
Davos: the role technology can play in stopping the online sexual abuse of children
Davos, Switzerland, 23 January 2020. The Director of UNICRI, Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas, and the Head of the UNICRI Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Irakli Beridze, addressed the issue of the exploitation of children online during the Bracket Foundation Panel hosted by the Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Panel on how Artificial Intelligence can combat the online sexual abuse of children, examined the scale of the problem and the steps that are needed to prevent and stop these crimes from being committed.
|01/03/2020 - 11:21||
Protecting Our Children Conference to Unite Community Professionals
Full day seminar will focus on the importance of different sectors working together to better identify, evaluate and protect victims of child abuse.