Two Delaware families say Nemours Children’s Hospital reported false claims of child abuse to the state after the parents complained about the medical care their children received, according to recently filed lawsuits.
A Dalton woman was convicted for multiple counts related to child molestation. Linda Sherwood, 46, was convicted by a Murray County jury of two counts of child molestation, one count of aggravated sexual battery, and one count of aggravated child molestation.
In more than three decades, only once has Oklahoma cracked out of the bottom half of the nation in a state-by-state report on child well-being, and that was in 1992.
About 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 13 boys in the United States experience child sexual abuse before turning 18 years old.
The Albany County Sheriff’s Office arrested John Ferrara, 49, of the Village of Green Island for alleged predatory sexual assault against a child and his girlfriend, Anna Pratt, 50, for endangering the welfare of a child.
A woman from Northampton was found guilty of reckless endangerment of poisoning and medical child abuse of a 7-year-old child.
Thousands of children experience abuse and neglect around the globe, and we should put a stop to it to prevent the horrifying consequences. Child abuse and neglect is a public health problem with a lasting effect.
An outgoing chief constable will use his final day in office to warn social media outlets to play their part in protecting children.
Social media was awash on Tuesday with comments condemning the verdict in a sexual abuse case.
An Irishman described as the world’s largest facilitator of child abuse imagery is to receive a sentence of up to 27 years in US prison under a deal agreed on Tuesday.
Allentown City Councilmember Ce-Ce Gerlach failed to report suspected child abuse when she was a Valley Youth House social worker, instead dropping a teenaged boy off at a crime-ridden homeless encampment where he was solicited for sex.
Former American speed skater Bridie Farrell has announced a partnership with financial firm Milestone Consulting to benefit survivors of child sexual abuse.
Several new laws protecting children are set to take effect on Thursday (July 1) in Tennessee. The laws to take effect includes major Truth in Sentencing legislation ensuring parole and probation are not options for those found guilty of certain violent crimes.
A judge sent a local woman on a rider program after investigators found a months-old baby with severe injuries.
John Mario Cortez is accused of serially molesting young children, including two victims who alleged they were 3 when they were assaulted.
CHILD abuse in the Vale of Glamorgan appears to be rising as figures have more than doubled over the past two years.
We all need to stand up and insist that tech companies protect children from the evil of sexual exploitation.
Most of the children who die or nearly die in Pennsylvania of abuse and neglect aren't that old. Most of them are under the age of 5, and many of their families were known to child welfare agencies before they died.
Lengthy suspensions of crucial services for foster children during the past year exacted a heavy emotional and mental toll.
Bikers share mission against child abuse. Beyond making the child feel safe, the goal is to help a kid be a kid again.
Erin Dalton, director of the county’s Department of Human Services, and her predecessor, Marc Cherna, built an algorithm, or predictive analysis tool, to help decision-making for the person who is screening critical calls.
The New Territories North unit, co-organised by South China Morning Post and Sino Group, investigates sexual and physical child abuse.
A six-person Superior Court jury deliberated just a few hours yesterday and returned with a unanimous guilty verdict against a woman who’s been charged with child abuse over the death of a 3-year-old boy.
The Coffee County CAC held a training session June 16 at the Coffee County Administrative Plaza to take the necessary steps to prevent child abuse
She added that there are many parents who have disabilities, including learning disabilities, whom are still able to parent their child to an acceptable standard
Officers also mismanaged cases in a way that could lead to reprisals for victims, survivors tell England and Wales inquiry.
An employee and the owner of the childcare centers Carr’s Academy and Carr’s Academy 2 have been arrested for alleged child abuse.
Reports of child abuse usually decrease during summer months, but that doesn’t mean there actually are fewer incidents.
At a US border detention centre in the Texan desert, migrant children have been living in alarming conditions - where disease is rampant, food can be dangerous and there are reports of sexual abuse, an investigation by the BBC has found through interviews with staff and children.
Makenzie nearly died in January after suspected child abuse. Madisonville Police are investigating, but so far no arrests have been made.
Joshua Burton Henley was charged with aggravated sexual battery and three counts of statutory rape by an authority figure by the Benton County Sheriff's Department.
Texas child welfare workers and family courts will be required to consider additional medical opinions before taking children from parents in cases of suspected child abuse.
Poverty or substance abuse could explain a new report showing the number of Northeast Michigan children living in families investigated for abuse or neglect skyrocketed between 2010 and 2020.
Montgomery County Children Services approved a new agreement last week that details how child abuse should be reported and investigated.
Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Christopher O’Sullivan, 32, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, 10 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $5,200 restitution for crimes stemming from his sexual exploitation of a student via text message.
Under-18s who want nude pictures or videos of themselves removed from the internet can now report the images through an online tool.
As multiple state agencies investigate allegations of child abuse at Wildwood Early Education Center, an attorney representing the parents of five special-needs children told The Sun this week that complaints about the teacher in question have been disregarded by school officials for over a decade.
I have a near perfect score – only this is the last place anyone would want to have a high score. I’m talking about my Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) score.
Aaron Isaac received 12 months probation on Wednesday, while his wife was sentenced earlier this year to more than 11 years behind bars.
Since 1992, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County has been serving children and families who are victims of child abuse.
A Kansas City, Kansas, woman is facing four counts of child abuse involving children in her care at a Johnson County day care.
A Salisbury woman is behind bars on numerous child sex abuse charges after it was learned she was taking inappropriate photographs of children in her care.
A mother and her boyfriend are facing murder and child abuse charges in the death of a 6-year-old from Henry County, according to officials.
Our collective care and concern for the health and well-being of our nation’s children is one thing that many of us can agree upon. We want what is best for children so they can grow and develop to their full potential.
A foster mother has told a child abuse trial that when she took in one of the male complainants into her home he didn’t know how to use a knife and fork and had almost no teeth.
Officials in the Tennessee Department of Children's Services say local law enforcement, the FBI and other federal authorities have been alerted after an unaccompanied migrant child this month reported being abused at a Chattanooga shelter
As Kentucky emerges from the isolation and stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact on mental health and domestic violence is rising to the surface.
A Marion man, who fled Iowa after police opened an investigation, was charged Wednesday in the sexual abuse of a child between 2018 and March of this year.
A Sherman County man faces 11 counts of sexual assault, child abuse and incest, while a woman is charged with six counts of aiding and abetting.
The process is likely to take a year and includes state and county child protection staff, plus foster family groups and residential treatment centers.
A Bristol-based company is being criticised for hosting a website known for sharing child-sex-abuse material.
A JUDGE has dismissed a pervert’s claim he had no sexual interest in children despite being caught with more than 5,000 indecent images stored on his phone and laptop.
Facebook's new initiative called 'Report it, don't share it' aims to encourage users to report content related to child abuse, instead of sharing it.
Rainbow House is an emergency shelter and Child Advocacy Center (CAC) located in Columbia that serves 11 counties in Missouri.
A man from North Yorkshire has been jailed for 21 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing a toddler between December 2018 and March 2020.
A school in Wilmington is at the center of a state investigation after several parents have come forward claiming their children have come home with bruises.
Social services revealed a major jump in the number of child protection registrations.
It is one of the lowest proportions in the county in nearly a decade.
A South Australian grandfather has been jailed after he continuously inappropriately touched his granddaughter and showed her pornography.
A man is being charged with assault and child abuse after he allegedly threatened a 12-year-old boy and man known to him at Village Pantry in Mangilao.
Criticising colleagues who “refuse to believe there is a shared responsibility in this respect”, Reinhard Marx said the Church is at “a dead end”.
A woman is charged with abusing children after video at a Johnson County, Kansas, day care revealed about 170 instances of abuse of children under the age of 1.
Rather than ending up in a sterile and unfriendly environment, children who have suffered abuse or trauma on the coast find themselves at the Carousel Center — a nationally accredited child advocacy center.
Jayson Juttner was arrested by Manchester police and accused of harassing 2 teens for explicit images; he was arrested in Merrimack in 2019.
Child neglect, abuse and sexual exploitation is an ongoing problem all over the country.
Most states have state-administered systems that avoid many of the inconsistencies that have plagued NC child protective services.
The coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented and profound effect on human rights, fuelling racism and child abuse, the European Union (EU)'s rights agency said Thursday in its annual report.
A trial has been scheduled for an unlicensed babysitter accused of intentionally abusing a child in her care.
A music teacher who collected child abuse pictures over a period of 15 years has been spared jail so he can “kick this dreadful habit”.
AN 80-YEAR-OLD man has been sent to prison for nine years for non-recent child abuse offences against two girls.
A convicted child molester set free in Los Angeles County three years ago was arrested for sexually abusing two more kids.
The superintendent of the Shoreline Unified School District, a 40-year education veteran in Marin and Sonoma counties, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child molestation.
A Florida man faces some serious felony charges after he decided to throw a 2-month-old baby at a police officer following a high-speed car chase.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Christopher Leusner, of the Middle Township Police Department, announced the arrest of 42-year-old Dante Norton and 37-year-old Andria Norton June 8, both of whom are from Middle Township.
The man who made false claims of a VIP child abuse ring and received compensation for his lies has today been ordered to pay £23,960.
While at the Child Advocacy Center the day after his son, Joe Clyde, was reported missing, Joseph Daniels put bunny ears behind his stepson’s head and asked, “How’s that for child abuse?”.
Jury selection is set to begin in a horrific child abuse case that stunned an Oklahoma community.
Cocos (Keeling) Islands suffix is one of the most commonly used top-level domains for hosting child abuse material, researchers say.
A former Olympic equestrian and horse trainer was arrested in Oregon Monday on charges of sexually abusing a teenage girl.
Residential school survivor calls on Pope Francis to apologise for church’s role in abuse against Indigenous children.
We have been educated since our childhood that isn’t right. Notwithstanding, this issue isn’t given a lot of consideration to. Rather than being in school or doing other productive activities, what are these children’s being sentenced to do?.
As adults, perhaps our biggest responsibility in our lifetime is to protect our children, and the uncertainty of the world today has made that more important now than ever before.
A Hoppers Crossing man has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to child abuse offences.
Child abuse cases have skyrocketed during the past year, and advocates say that because of virtual learning, many students may have fallen under the radar.
A 16-year-old boy was brutally abused, tortured, and killed by his stepmother while his father did nothing to stop her, said authorities.
Horrifying details are emerging in a suspected case of child abuse that could leave a 4-year-old El Paso boy in a permanent vegetative state, if he survives.
Investigators with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office are looking for a man they suspect of molesting multiple children.
Eight new Crossroads CASA advocates—court-appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children were sworn in on June 1, 2021 by the Honorable John Potter and Honorable Jeryl Leach.