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Former Boarding School Owners Facing 102 Charges In 'Horrific' Child Abuse Case

Former Boarding School Owners Facing 102 Charges In 'Horrific' Child Abuse Case

A southwestern Missouri couple was arrested this week and are now facing over 100 child abuse charges after accusations of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of at least 16 girls at a boarding school they operated for years emerged.

Catholic Women Raise Alarm Over Spike in Child Abuse During Lockdowns

Catholic Women Raise Alarm Over Spike in Child Abuse During Lockdowns

Catholic women are calling for increased prevention efforts after pandemic lockdowns led to an increase in child abuse at home.

Child Abuse Surges in Times of Crisis – The Pandemic May Be Different

Child Abuse Surges in Times of Crisis – The Pandemic May Be Different

While natural disasters and economic recessions traditionally unleash an uptick in child abuse, a new study suggests that cases may have declined in the first months of the pandemic.

Watching for Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect, But From a Distance

Watching for Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect, but from a Distance

Reports of child abuse and neglect have declined significantly since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Anti-Poverty Policies can Reduce Reports of Child Neglect

Anti-Poverty Policies can Reduce Reports of Child Neglect

Providing economic relief to struggling families can lead to another positive effect — fewer cases of child neglect, according to new research by the University of Washington.

Child abuse: Warning of Siblings Being Groomed Online

Child abuse: Warning of Siblings Being Groomed Online

Criminals and paedophiles are trying to groom and exploit young siblings as part of an emerging trend of online sexual abuse, experts have warned.

Reedsburg Man Charged With Child Abuse

Reedsburg Man Charged With Child Abuse

A Reedsburg man was released on a $1,000 signature bond Wednesday after being charged with felony child abuse in Sauk County Circuit Court.

House Passes Sweeping Child Abuse Prevention Bill

House Passes Sweeping Child Abuse Prevention Bill

The House on Tuesday passed a sweeping child abuse prevention bill, setting up deliberations in the Senate as experts and advocates raise alarm about unreported abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.

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