Investigators with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office are looking for a man they suspect of molesting multiple children.
A man filmed children wearing masks at a local playground while accusing their parents of “child abuse.”
If teachers see signs of child abuse, they have both a professional duty and a legal obligation to report it, to ensure children get help.
There has been a worrying drop in the number of people facing conviction for child abuse offences in Staffordshire. A charity boss says apps using end-to-end encryption are hampering efforts to stop abuse.
A Houston-area couple has been charged in a gruesome child abuse case in New Hampshire alleging the man intentionally immersed the hand of his 3-year-old stepdaughter in boiling water.
A bill to change the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse from 10 years to 35 years passed with unanimous support in the House Tuesday.
The number of child abuse cases in Denton County, including The Colony, continues to increase. Amy Ferdinando, director of development for the Children’s Advocacy Center for North Texas discussed the growing numbers with The Colony City
Local child abuse experts and advocates said they´re handling more cases and more severe, possibly worsened due to stresses related to the lockdown — Calls to the national child abuse hotline
According to a recent study, Wisconsin has seen a 20%
At the start of the pandemic in March 2020, child abuse advocates feared they would see a drop in reported cases of suspected abuse and/or neglect. Not because less abuse was happening but rather kids—kept at home—would not be seen by
Calls to a major child abuse hotline increased in the early months of the pandemic, new research has revealed. The findings add fuel to worries that hidden child abuse may have been a consequence of school closings and lockdown measures
A recent study published in the JAMA Pediatrics Journal found that calls to child abuse hotlines jumped nearly 14% at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
Child abuse can occur in any family, anywhere, and it affects people of all income levels, races, ethnicities and faiths. Whether you’re a parent, someone who works with children or simply an adult in a child’s life, you can help
Pandemic lockdowns and restrictions kept many people home from jobs and kids home from school for about a year. Regulations were meant to protect people from the deadly COVID-19 virus. Isolation, however, created ripe environments for
More than 23,500 reports of suspected child abuse ranging from sex trafficking to neglect were filed with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families in the past three months. The number of such reports had dropped
UTSA, UT Health San Antonio and Bexar County children’s advocacy center ChildSafe were jointly awarded a $5,000 grant from the
As students prepare to head back to school in-person full time soon, experts are anticipating a surge in reports of child abuse. To prepare for this possibility, agencies are looking for more people willing to be foster parents.
Data related to child abuse investigations is down for the year in Tallapoosa County. But Tallapoosa County Department of Human Resources director Brenda Floyd and her staff believe some cases went unreported as children were absent from school for several months due to the COVID-19
The Fannin County Commissioners have declared April as Child Abuse Awareness month in Fannin County. Estimates are that one in ten children will be sexually abused before their eighteenth birthday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has acknowledged reports of “increased severity of child abuse and neglect in some facilities.” It added that reports to child protection agencies have declined across the country from 20% to 70%.
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